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Question: How to get rid of cradle cap?
Answer: Hello dear. Sorry to hear about Cradle cap in your baby, here are a few remedies that might help :
Rub a small amount of a pure, natural oil – such as almond or olive oil – on your baby'sscalp and leave it on for about 15 minutes.
Gently comb out the flakes with a fine-tooth
comb or brush them out with a soft brush.
Gently massage your baby's scalp with your fingers or a soft brush to loosen the scales.
Question: How to get rid have cradle cap?
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 to get rid of cradle cap from the head of baby.. My baby is five months old.. Please help
Answer: Apply sm hot coconut oil b4 bath.comb wid a soft hair brush while bathing.its is best .
Its a protective layer formed when the baby is in the womb... So all newborns have it... Some babies have less n some more. But tats not a prob. It goes gradually. Don try to experiment the tiny delicate head. Jus massage gently with warm coconut oil n shampoo as u do it normally to ur hair.