What happened to my hair?

Anonymous - posted on 02/09/2014 ( 2 moms have responded )

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so I became pregnant in 2012 and had my baby in march 2013! I am pretty sure I will never be satisfied with the way I look ever again but I hope I'm not alone on this? my pregnancy was pretty awful. I got stretch marks, most noticeably on my stomach and sides but of course they're everywhere else as well. I got a big fat stomach (obviously) and a few chins, but went flat as a board everywhere else, except my boobs, but those soon went to hell when I breast fed my baby. they became saggy and it can't wear a bra without them popping out. also to make them even more repulsive, they are widely spaced, yes isn't that great? can't wear anything low cut or it looks like my cleavage is going in 10 different directions. but I think that is due to the fact that my baby slept on my chest the first few months of his life. my hair completely fell out while I was pregnant and became very thin and straight. I had very thick and curly hair until about 4 months into my pregnancy. I noticed bald- or at least very very thinning- spots all around my head. and my curl was gone. I wasn't conceded or anything but I was pretty ok with how my body looked before pregnancy. I hear and see all kinds of things other pregnant women get and I'm just like, why did my body/hair/skin turn to complete shit? I would say things have gotten better since my baby will be 1 in march, but nothing has changed except I've lost a little weight. my belly button piercing stretched out so now my ring slides around and I have to constantly readjust it. I thought at least my hair would go back to normal but it's almost the exact same. I still breastfeed, and I know this sounds completely dumb but maybe there's a glimmer of hope that maybe that is the reason why nothing has went back to normal. I am sorry if this sounds like I'm complaining, but I have nobody to talk to about this, main reason being is I'm embarrassed and none of this happened to my friends who have had babies. my hair is so lifeless and dull and thin, I was thinking of maybe getting a perm as much as I don't want to but I just want to cry when I look at myself and hair. there has to be other women who can relate to me? please tell me it gets better? my husband says he still finds me attractive as the day he met me but I have to feel attractive to feel better about myself, am I right ladies? i don't even care about myself anymore, I only care about my baby and make sure he gets whatever he needs and is well taken care of. which is why I'm still breastfeeding, so he can get all the nutrition he can and be healthy with no health problems like I have. sorry to sound so depressing, lol, I have just not been able to vent, esp because nobody understands. who else is in the same boat as me?

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Shelli - posted on 02/09/2014

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I know your hair doesn't look the same. Mine became very wavy in the back and dryer. If you are nursing, everything is going to be dryer. Make sure you drinking a lot of water. Your hair will get back to normal but you have to wait until it all grows out and everything is new again. If I read your questions correctly, you almost have a 1 year old. Give it another year and you should be good. :)

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