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July 9th, 2013, 12:20 PM
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Is anyone else experiencing this already?? Last time it didn't start until about 3 months postpartum. But I'm already losing a bunch in the shower and when I comb my hair. I hate it!!
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July 9th, 2013, 12:24 PM
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Ugh I'm dreading it. Mine hasn't started yet, like you said I usually start at 2/3 months.
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July 9th, 2013, 12:32 PM
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Not yet....last time I must have lost 1/3 of my hair...Not looking forward to it.
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July 9th, 2013, 01:44 PM
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Not looking forward to that part. I have really short hair so it is really obvious when it starts to thin. I had a receding hairline with my first. Yuck
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July 9th, 2013, 01:51 PM
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it never really happened with DS hoping the same with this one
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July 9th, 2013, 02:48 PM
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It's terrible for me, as I've always worn my hair very long (like down to my butt). But I outsmarted the post-partum shed this time... last week I had about 14" of hair cut off.
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July 9th, 2013, 05:55 PM
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Mine will start shortly after i change my thyroid med dose. I get a double wammy on the hairloss. Luckily, i have enoughfor 3people to start b
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July 9th, 2013, 11:16 PM
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Mine started at 3 months with DD. I have a ton of hair so it's not really an issue until it starts to grow back. I had a weird fly-away halo last time. It didn't look awful because I had bangs but now I don't and I REALLY don't want them again. I hope it's not too bad!
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