Common health problems after birth

Common health problems after birth

Childbirth, also known as labor or delivery, is the termination of pregnancy where one or more babies leave the uterus by passing through the vagina or by cesarean section.

After giving birth, a woman’s body will face significant changes. In particular, common is a problem such as hair loss, cracked heel, melasma and acne.

Hair loss

Postpartum hair loss is mainly caused by stress, hair follicles do not work. Besides, hormonal changes and iron deficiency are also potential causes of hair loss.

There are many ways to effectively control postpartum hair loss, such as using green tea, grapefruit essential oil, oysters…

However, hair loss will usually improve in the months to a year after birth.

Cracked heel

A healthy pregnancy means gaining more weight. Although it is perfectly normal to gain weight during pregnancy, after giving birth, you may face a fractured heel.

To overcome this condition, you can soak your feet with hot water every night to balance the humidity.

In addition, honey, baking soda and lemon are also perfect options for improving cracks.

Melasma and dark spots

Melanin – a naturally produced chemical that leads to dark and tanned skin. The concentration of melanin pigment during pregnancy can lead to melasma, dark spots in the cheeks, nose and eye area.

Depending on genetic and hormonal factors, melasma and dark spots can be even more severe postpartum.

To treat melasma and dark spots, you need to persistently use the treatments as directed by your doctor.

At the same time, it is recommended to choose gentle and suitable skin care cosmetics. During breastfeeding, avoid beauty products that contain tretinoin or hydroquinone.


During pregnancy and after childbirth, acne is no small challenge for women. The process of hormonal changes will stimulate the process of sebum secretion.

This will clog the pores and produce acne.

To get rid of postpartum acne, you need to take good care of your face and fall asleep earlier.

In addition, it is recommended to regularly add citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons, tangerines, grapefruits.

Not only that, keeping the mind relaxed, dismissing negative emotions is also necessary to reduce acne.

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