BabyG weaned himself at sixteen months and a month on, my hair is falling out in clumps. My hair dresser assured me it is normal but I just wanted to know what other mothers have experienced? I can find plenty on line about hair loss after giving birth but not so much after weaning an older baby/toddler.
I didn't know this happened, but then I had such a plethora of hair back then, I probably didn't notice until I swept the floors. Your hair will grow back, until you are over 50 and then if you have female pattern baldness in the family - that is a real worry.
I only breastfed for about 12 months each time but I certainly lost huge amounts of hair when I stopped. Lots of different hairdressers over the years have said that it is normal (although I was certainly at the upper end of normal!!)
I lost a heap of hair at around four months, yet kept feeding until she was 2.25. The second one will be three in a month and still has a night feed. I don't recall a time when I lost lots of hair since her birth. I'm definitely greyer, though.
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Fidgets and other sensory hand held toys are a great way to encourage attention and concentration. We all love to rock on a chair and click our pens or chew gum to stay alert and attentive, so why not let children have functional and socially acceptable fidgets too, to help them learn and keep them focused on learning.