World News – AU – Married at First Sight’s Jamie Otis opens up about postpartum hair loss


Posted: 07:49 GMT, 5 November 2020 | Update: 3:27 p.m. GMT, November 5, 2020

The Married At First Sight graduate took to Instagram on Wednesday and showed off her next-level postpartum hair loss in a makeup-free selfie video

‘Here I am completely raw naked & – bald & I have no makeup, no & filter you can totally see my BALD spots I have so much hair loss,’ ‘the man confessed 34 years in the legend

Open book: Jamie Otis, 33, took to the public about her postpartum struggles, which include hair loss and depression, on Instagram on Wednesday

In the video, Otis, who gave birth to son Hendrix in May, ran his hand through her hair to show sparse areas

She went on to reveal how ‘the postpartum has rocked me deeply, affecting me physically, mentally, & emotionally’, but added that she works hard every day to heal her body at the same time. inside and outside

The New York native, who is also the mother of her three-year-old daughter Henley, then explained why she waited months to reveal her condition to her 665,000 fans and followers

‘I haven’t talked about it too much because if I mention it I’m afraid people will think I’m just looking for pity or worse, that I’m not thankful for the amazing babies I have ‘

Real world: Otis and her husband Doug Hehner met in the first season of Married at First Sight in 2014

Keeping a brave face: The reality TV star, who is also a registered nurse, ran her hand through her hair to show sparse areas in a selfie video

Open book: The New York native explained how postpartum affected her physically, mentally and emotionally in her lengthy statement

‘But that’s the problem with depression – you can’t get away from it, you can’t put on makeup and instantly feel better, you can’t even spray dry shampoo on your bald spots and expect to the sadness that you buried to stay down, ”she wrote before adding that she still feels“ so blessed in every way ”in her family life

‘The only reason I’m sharing all of this is because I don’t want to be a fraud and post this video where I seem completely satisfied with my lack of hair and makeup-free face I don’t want you to think I ‘have all my shit together all the time because there are definitely days when I don’t,’ ‘the RN explained

‘But today I feel good! I won’t let hair loss get to me I kiss my blemishes & freckles’

Otis concluded his lengthy confession by pointing out that body positivity and body acceptance isn’t an ‘a’ flipping the switch and it’s kinda on It’s an ongoing personal journey⁣⁣ ‘

Common: According to the American Academy of Dermatology Association, noticeable hair loss is quite normal for postpartum women a few months after childbirth

His inner struggle; Otis has struggled with postpartum issues since the birth of son Hendrix in May 2020

Heartbreak: Otis suffered two miscarriages between the birth of daughter Henley (pictured) and son Hendrix

‘Last thing I want to say – if you have bald spots and want a quick fix, I recommend a dark dry shampoo! It does wonders! « 

According to the American Academy of Dermatology Association, noticeable hair loss is quite normal in postpartum women a few months after childbirth. Excessive shedding, which is only temporary, is caused by lower estrogen levels

Most women will see their hair return to normal fullness before their child’s first birthday, or sometimes even earlier

Otis suffered the grief of two miscarriages between the birth of his daughter and son from 2017

Her other career: In addition to being a reality TV veteran, Otis is also a registered nurse: she is pictured in March 2019, around 14 months before giving birth to her son

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World News – AU – Jamie Otis from Married at First Sight talks about postpartum hair loss


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