Question: I really just want to know why the hair under my arms has stopped growing since I started breast feeding! The same thing happened when I breast fed my first son. I suppose it's linked with hormones? I can't find anything on the internet about it!
If anyone knows and has time to reply - I'd love to know!! Thanks. E.S. (Greece)
Answer: As it happens, you are not the first person to ask this question. In fact the hair issue spans a spectrum, from lack of growth to actual loss of hair, something that can be alarming when it is scalp hair.
Whilst this phenomenon has quite often been blamed on breast feeding, this is in fact not the case. It happens to bottle feeding mums too. You can find details of the explanation for the phenomenon in the answer we gave to a similar question earlier. Just click here:
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