Those with babies - advice re: cradle cap

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  1. big bear

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    My little one is 3 months old today & has cradle cap (really dry skin) on her head. Any tips for removing it or do I just leave it??
     
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    my HV told me to put olive oil on my daughters head over night to soften it and then wash it in the morning and it should come off.
    hence, i never did and left it and its clearing up slowly.
     
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    Hiya I was told to leave it alone and allow it to naturally come off.
     
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    daughters 1 an 2 had it and i didn't fancy the olive oil thing and the shampoo smells baaad i just left it and gently brushed their hair after washing it and bits came away some times. the rest just semmed to clear up by its self, daughter 3 hasn't had any so far! but she has way less hair than the other 2 did!
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    Mine got this too - I got a shampoo, Dentinox & used to comb her hair in the bath to remove it all before washing it off :)
     
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    I was told the olive oil thing too and I gave it much thought and by the time I had done thinking the cradle cap had all gone! The only conclusion I can draw from this is thinking clears cradle cap - particularly slow deliberated thinking! So have a ponder! :D :p
     
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    Am I the only one who actually did the olive oil thing ?? LOL it did work but no better than the shampoo !!
     
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    I did the olive oil thing, but didn't like my bubba looking greasy, so I moved to the shampoo, and brushed it gently with baby brush. Once their hair really grows, you don't tend to see it.
     
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    I didn't like the olive oil either so just had some shampoo. Definitely don't pick it off though (tempting though it is!) It soon goes.
     
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