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Question: How to reduce cradle cap from baby's head
The causes of cradle cap aren’t known, however, doctors mostly believe that it has something to do with the hormones passed on from the mother to the child. These hormones could possibly have led to the excessive production of oil. Another cause could be something as simple as a yeast infection caused in the sebum in oil glands along with bacteria.
You could try these remedies
Gently rub some olive oil on your baby’s scalp and let it sit for a while. Wash it off after a while with a toothbrush (for the scales) or a towel. An alternative to olive oil is coconut oil, another very readily available household item.
Rub a little Vaseline on your baby’s scalp and leave it overnight. Wash it off the next morning and you might find a scalp with almost no flakes anymore!
Wash your baby’s head regularly with a mild baby shampoo, as too much shampoo could be harmful to their skin.
Hope this helps!
Question: How can i remove cradle cap on my baby's head?
Answer: Hello dear
Cradle cap is a greasy, yellowish, scaly rash that commonly affects infants in the first few weeks of life. It is normal and common among all the babies.
It is mainly caused by the hormones which is passed from mother to babies before birth. These hormones can cause too much production of oil result in cradle cap. Another reason can be due to fungus infection.
Shampooing your baby's hair every few days can help prevent cradle cap.
Question: How to get rid of cradle cap?? My baby's head full of cradle cap
Answer: Dear mama, you can use round head pillow for your kid to get rid of cradle cap. You can also take turns to change his sides so that he won't be sleeping in the same position for a long time. Change his head positions often so that cradle cap would decrease. And when your kid starts to turn over on his tummy then gradually hair growth will become fine as usual.