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Is there anything I can do about cradle cap?

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enbrannon1

Asked by enbrannon1 at 8:46 PM on Mar. 25, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My 4 month old just had that... I used those sponge/brush things, gave her baths more often and used the brush side of it, not hard but it got most the flakes off. :D Baby oil...

    Good luck.... Gooogle had good suggestions.
    Skepticchick

    Answer by Skepticchick at 8:48 PM on Mar. 25, 2010

  • you can try baby oil and a baby comb, or baby shampoo while in the tub and lightly scrub with a wash cloth-- personally, my kids have never been that bad, so i just scrub a bit extra in the tub-- i tried the baby oil thing with my oldest, and it was a hot mess to say the least-- it doesnt hurt them, and from what i have heard, it doesnt bother them-- unless it is really bad, than it may itch a bit
    armywife7885

    Answer by armywife7885 at 8:50 PM on Mar. 25, 2010

  • I found the best success with baby oil and a fine tooth comb. It took a few nights in a row, but it worked.
    Rileysmom425

    Answer by Rileysmom425 at 8:57 PM on Mar. 25, 2010

  • When I bathe my son, I brush/scrub his head with one of the sponge/brushes while it has shampoo in it. I think you can also use a baby brush. I also put baby lotion in his hair after his bath.
    MomMom23

    Answer by MomMom23 at 9:18 PM on Mar. 25, 2010

  • I used this stuff I found in the baby aisle for cradle cap.
    hornz102485

    Answer by hornz102485 at 9:44 PM on Mar. 25, 2010

  • I used vegetable oil
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:39 PM on Mar. 26, 2010

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