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Cradle Cap

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WidgetWB Sat 09-Aug-08 15:37:03

My 5 week old ds is starting to get it - how do i stop it or keep it under control, but stopping it would be nicer as he s so early I think I could do it?

pgwithnumber3 Sat 09-Aug-08 16:04:59

Foolproof way to get it off is rub olive oil over it before bed, wash it off in the bath the next morning. You may need to use a babybrush/comb to lift it if it is stubborn to shift. ALWAYS works.

goingslowlymad Sat 09-Aug-08 16:18:36

I always put the baby shampoo on then gently rubbed with a very sot toothbrush and it all came off.

I know cradle cap is normal, but I hated the look of it. It always makes babies look dirty and unclean imo so I preferred to keep it at bay. A couple of my children also got it slightly in their eyebrows, but I just gently rubbed it off with my thumb nail. Maybe mine didn't have proper cradle cap actually, but slightly different skin there as it always came off really easily.

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