Many women experience conditions such as hairloss, vaginal discharge and stretch marks after giving birth. There are various causes that contributes to these postpartum conditions, namely, stress, hormonal changes and dietary intake. These conditions are common and can be reduced or prevented with proper skin cleansing and care during and after pregnancy.
What causes stretch marks?
Stretch marks happen when the skin is pulled by stretching
Glucocorticoid is a hormone that are present during pregnancy as they help with foetal development but they may also reduce the formation of collagen and elastin fibres in mother’s skin
Normal production of collagen is disturbed
Results – scars and stretch marks
What causes postpartum hairloss?