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What helps cradle cap the most ?!

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mrs.benham

Asked by mrs.benham at 2:53 PM on Apr. 18, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Baby oil and a comb. There is also a cradle cap remover kit from Gerber that my cousin used on her sons that worked well.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 2:54 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • Rub baby oil on the scalp. It will help loosen it up. Then gently wash your baby's hair.
    hootie826

    Answer by hootie826 at 2:54 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • My twins had it really bad. The Dr. had me rub baby oil into their scalps, which moisturizes them & comb it out of thier hair with a very fine toothed comb. Kinda like a nit comb, actually. Worked wonders!
    specialwingz

    Answer by specialwingz at 2:55 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • Baby oil and then rub it with a toothbrush, wash cloth or comb to get it out.
    L0vingMy3Girls

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 2:58 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • okayy, thanks. cause my daughter will get it, and then it will go away. and then it will come back. and so on and so forth. so i wasnt sure. thanks lots.
    mrs.benham

    Comment by mrs.benham (original poster) at 2:58 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • Pure Olive Oil and a toothbrush :)
    TexBrit2012

    Answer by TexBrit2012 at 3:06 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • Whoa, not baby oil. olive oil or coconut oil. Let it sit, then use a baby brush to massage the scalp.


    Baby oil is mineral oil and not a "healthy" natural thing.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 3:22 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • I recently bought this bottle from amazon and it works pretty good.I hate putting ooil on for couple of hrs b/c it rubs on everywhere. I forgot the name, but its' green and has a little cartoon baby in front. It cost around $6
    Amy2079

    Answer by Amy2079 at 3:30 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • baby oil and a comb!! Works like a charm
    mlmsm928

    Answer by mlmsm928 at 4:03 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • My doctor recommended Mustela Stelaker - he said it was the best stuff on the market.
    http://www.mustelausa.com/content/stelaker-cradle-cap
    AskANanny

    Answer by AskANanny at 6:11 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

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