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why babies sclap peeling?

Why do babies sclap peel? my son is 5 months now and his is peeling.....

 
Cynt1020

Asked by Cynt1020 at 5:52 PM on Sep. 14, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • its cradle cap and its because of all the hormones they absorb in utero. Put baby oil on their head before they go to sleep and when they wake up in the morning the flakes should be loose enough to wash them out. It may take a few rinses because of the oil but it works like a charm
    sparklebug86

    Answer by sparklebug86 at 6:03 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • Cradle cap? Looks like ear wax. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cradle_cap

    If its cradle cap they have tons of items for that
    stenhouse_baby

    Answer by stenhouse_baby at 6:00 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • "sparklebug86" is right...I have been doing the oil treatments on my 4 month old and it works like a charm...and if your baby has lots of hair it will take a little longer (at least it is for me) but my 4 month old has "cool hair" because the oil acts like a "gel" somewhat and i can style it! ahhaha but use a baby comb to comb through it and it will pull all the dead skin--flakey skin out of their hair...works well! good luck...there are also baby shampoos for cradle cap...but the oil does work!
    andee1216

    Answer by andee1216 at 9:56 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • will it go away on it's own??????
    it looks like dead skin....
    Cynt1020

    Comment by Cynt1020 (original poster) at 6:02 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • thanks....
    Cynt1020

    Comment by Cynt1020 (original poster) at 6:14 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • thanks
    Cynt1020

    Comment by Cynt1020 (original poster) at 8:59 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

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