No one deserves to feel super gorgeous more than new mamas. You’ve spent nine months growing your little baba, now you’ve got sleepless nights, nappy changes and... postpartum skin and hair loss to contend with.
Whilst we probably can’t help you with the night feeds and the 5am starts, we can help when it comes to looking and feeling your best.
But before we get into it. Here’s the disclaimer for the mamas who can’t take Dewty:
If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding
Dewty contains vitamin a, which isn’t recommended to take whilst pregnant or breastfeeding. If you’re any of these, we’d always recommend speaking to your doctor before starting any supplements.
Now we’ve got that out of the way, let’s get into the 5 reasons new mammas NEED collagen in their lives.
1. It can help you heal (everywhere)
Collagen is the most abundant protein within the body, it's found in your skin, hair, nails and your muscles. After you give birth, collagen can help to heal the muscles that have been stretched, cut, stitched... you name it, collagen can help rebuild it.
How? Well, it helps the tissues in our pelvic floor, abdominal muscles and uterus to heal. Dewty’s Zinc content also helps you reduce the breakdown of collagen in the repairing tissue which further supports healing.
2. It’s AMAZING for postpartum hair loss
Whilst it's a totally normal part of the postpartum process, hair loss is also totally annoying. After you’ve had your baby, hormone levels drop, meaning your hair falls out in much bigger clumps than it normally would.
Collagen helps to restore your hair back to its pre-pregnancy state by increasing the levels in the body, supporting it in creating the protein within your hair, keratin. Dewty’s biotin content also gives your locks an extra boost. Biotin plays a key part in the health of your hair, skin and nails. If you haven’t got enough of it, you may start to notice your hair shedding, along with general fatigue, loss of appetite and insomnia - all which can be evident if you’ve just had a baby.
3. It can help with stretch marks
Remember that we mentioned earlier that collagen is the most abundant protein in the body? Well, stretch marks are triggered by the skin growing rapidly, and in the case of pregnancy, sometimes your body can’t produce collagen quick enough, so stretch marks (or love lines as we otherwise like to call them) can form.
Dewty’s collagen and retinol content works to increase cell turnover, accelerating the production of elastin within the skin has been shown to help reduce the appearance of stretch marks.
4. It gives your skin its glow back
Lost your pregnancy ‘glow’? Just like the rest of your bod, your complexion can take a while to get back to normal.
That rosy mum-to-be glow replaced by dark patches and postpartum acne? Collagen can help by rebuilding your skin tissue from within and giving you your glow back.
5. It can help you sleep
Collagen is packed with an amino acid known as ‘glycine’. Amino acids are proven to help with a restful night’s sleep, improving ‘fatigue induced by restriction.’
And let’s be honest, any extra zzz’s we can get postpartum are most welcomed.