What should I do with my baby girl? She is losing her baby hair and has a bald spot. Shave or leave it or something else? Btw she hates hats lol. TIA mummas.


Posted by mom60294, 16th May 2014


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  • I would leave it as baby hair grows quickly . You will not notice it if you don\’t focus on it too much .



  • Just leave it, it will grow back, its completely normal for babies to lose hair.



  • totally normal – they end up with really funky hair – baldy spots, mohawks its all fun



  • They usually loose the ‘first coat’ and regrow their actual hair colour which can change or be the same.



  • When my girl was about three or four months she started losing her hair. She ended up looking like Gollum! But she grew back a new head of hair really quickly. I wouldn’t worry.



  • Leave it, shaved heads on babies are terrible.



  • Most babies lose there baby hair, mainly from where it rubs on bedding etc. it is very natural. It will grow back, no need to do anything.



  • Lots of babies lose hair in patches where they “wear” it away. It will grow back and even out.



  • Leave it don’t shave. Most babies will have bald spots for losing hair. My daughter currently has one spot about the size of a tennis ball but if you look closely you can see hair starting to grow back. Babies don’t mind at all having bald spots or odd looking hair and I Sony think anyone looking at your baby is going to find when they see the gorgeous face.



  • Leave it. It is natural for a majority of babies to lose their hair. It will grow back. Both mine lost their hair and now have a ‘mop’ of hair. My youngest hated hats aswell. I don’t think people really bother about it when they are looking at babies.



  • It is very normal for babies to lose their first lot of hair and for it to be patchy … it will grow back better than before :) embrace it!!!



  • just leave it!! babies aren’t vain and no-one else cares! she’s just a bub, they all have weird hair at that stage.


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