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infant hair loss

my baby is one month old and his hair is receeding. is this normal and will it grow back? also, is there anything that i can do to prevent it from getting worse?
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It is normal, my oldest son had a head full of hair when he was born and lost most of it. It all grew back. Most infants go thru that. Not alot you can do. I have heard dont put boggins on them but don't know if that is true or not
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thanks so much for responding, its a great reassurance. : )
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165078 tn?1255606407
My dd was born with a head full of black hair - (surpise to us light heads) and around a month old it started to fall out - then she was bald when she was 4 months. It has since grown in like a weed - she has tons of thick blonde hair.  Very normal
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93532 tn?1349370450
Same here, CJ had a head of darker hair and within a short period of time, it fell out and left us with a bald baby for a while.

It still stinks even though it is normal ;-)
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189192 tn?1261341628
Yup normal.. my son was born with a full head of hair and then either his head out grew his hair or the hair on the sides and back fell out, I'm not sure... but he ended up with a mohawk... He is 8 months and the sides and back and just now starting to fill in..  Don't worry tho.. Jacobs mohawk was cuter than any full head of hair I've ever seen.  
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218870 tn?1240255655
my sons hair fell out in patches and then came back in the same patches so for a while he had all different length hair.  It finally started growing faster so i was able to cut it all one length.
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