What to expect? When you are expecting! Infant hair is a mystery for many parents and there cannot be any prediction to it. Infant hair depends on the genes from the parents, the food taken my mother during pregnancy and much more. No worry about how bad it is , the baby hair would change overall after a year or so.
Infant do lose their hair
I didn’t know this fact before, like adults infants too lose their hair on daily basis. They don’t experience complete hair fall like in some adults. Due to the hormonal changes, they start to lose hair in the early stages for up to one year. The hair starts to thicken after that, they seem to look different with thick hair appearance.
Spots, do you see them?
Some babies who use the mat always experience heat and hair fall. It is experienced in spots; there are babies who have no spots of hair at some areas. It is good to consult a doctor before you making any decisions. It is good to change the positions while the baby is sleeping. If he or she tends to sleep always towards one side it may cause the hair to fall in patches and affect overall.
The treatment is basic and takes gentle care of your baby. Some babies always cry a lot due to heat or more hair. It is necessary to cut their hair once and maintain it to be short. Wash their hair as and when needed, because this is needed to keep the hair clean. Shampoo is not necessary in the first 6 months; it is good to stick with one shampoo for a year. It is also good to use conditioner to avoid tangles and sticky nature of hair.
Keep the items away
Keep the hair items away because it is small and colorful, it may get the attention of babies and they might swallow it. It is also never recommended to pull your baby hair into ponytail because it might break the hair. Make the hair to breathe easy and loose hair style is the best for babies until they become toddlers. You can schedule for haircut, when he or she is very relaxed and seems enjoying haircut. Some kids fear for haircut, during that time may not be a right choice for haircut.
Combing your baby’s hair
Gentle care must be taken until the baby becomes toddler as already explained. Buy the hair comb for babies available in the store. Every product you use the baby must be very clean and free from germs. You a wide tooth soft comb for your baby to remove tangles easily and gently. Many people don’t buy the right comb and cause further problems. Some people don’t even remove the tangles everyday making it difficult for baby. As the baby is much softer than the adult hair, it is necessary to make the proper care and it is vital to consult with your doctor first.