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Abbey Clancey discusses the horror of losing her hair post-pregnancy

There’s no doubt new mums will experience many changes when they welcomed a child into the world, both mentally and physically.

Our body changes a lot during pregnancy, but that doesn’t come to a halt once we give birth. It continues to surprise us with new changes as we adapt to life as a mum.


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We notice new stretch marks and irritating spots on our face and even though these changes are normal they can knock your confidence.

Abbey Clancey opened up about post-pregnancy hair loss in an eye-opening interview with OK! Magazine.

The mum bravely discussed the effect it had on her and her honesty is a breath of fresh air.


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She admitted: “It was really scary – every time I got a shower, there was just clumps of hair coming out.”

“Every time I brushed my hair, it would fall out. It happened throughout my pregnancy, and after giving birth. I was just thinking ‘when is this going to stop? Am I going to be left with any hair?’


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The Strictly Come Dancing star said that at the end of the day the hair loss didn’t matter because she had a new bundle of joy to look after.

“It was scary, but the things we go through to have our lovely babies. You’d give your whole head of hair to have a healthy baby. But for anyone, hair loss can be a very scary thing,” she confessed.


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The mum said she really suffered in her pregnancies, “Everything that could go wrong with your appearance, did.”

Abbey has three children with her husband Peter Crouch, seven-year-old Sophia, three-year-old Liberty and Johnny who was born in January.



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