Most would be moms suffer from hair loss problem during the gestation period and being disgusted they feel like cutting down the maximum length and make it short. Elderly people in your family will definitely come up with some superstitions and myths that it is unjust to have haircut during this time. However, most of us don't even know what exactly is there behind this concept. Hairs protect us from catching a cold very easily. The truth is somewhat different. During pregnancy, the body releases a variety of hormones that eventually changes the texture and volume of hair.
Cutting hair can improve the quality of your hair and make it look healthier and bouncier. Try to avoid sprays, colours and other chemicals during gestation period because these may have side effects. Talk to your doctor if you really want to use any of these.
Even if you do not feel like consulting your doctor, here we offer you a few guidelines for getting your hair trimmed during pregnancy:
Avoid any sorts of colours, chemicals that have the ability to penetrate through your skin. Any foreign particles that go inside your skin can harm your baby in some way or the other.
Make an appointment on prior basis. Try to avoid the overcrowded parlours, It is not possible for you to sit and wait for long.
Make sure that smaller hairs don't get into the mouth.
Keep your eyes safe.
Sit comfortably when you are cutting your hair in the parlour.
Ask your dresser to make you sit comfortably while using shampoo. Check the shoulder position properly. Tell him or her if it hurts.
Some people get confused with the usage of hair dye during pregnancy. It is good to limit it during this time.
You can always try out some healthy foods to recover from hair loss.
Talk to your doctor if you are really worried about hair fall and greying. He can also prescribe you a few medicines for the sake of it.
If you are having a dandruff problem, talk to any skin specialist and ask for a good shampoo to use during this time.
There is nothing to worry much. Stay calm and stress-free. Enjoy the motherhood session to the fullest.