Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Grease Monkey

Joseph has a wicked case of cradle cap in the middle of his noggin. We've been waiting it out for a long time, and I thought I got it all during nursing sessions, but I discovered this patch right on top of his head, where I never see it unless he's alseep in his sling. But EW. This isn't the dry skin of the past - it's gunked up oily flaky skin.

Being the primate that I am, I love to pick at it! Haha.

Should I be bathing him more than once a week to try to help with this? I hate giving him baths. Maybe I'll try to convince T.J. that that should be their "bonding" thing.


andrea May 26, 2009 at 1:24 PM  

You should brush his hair as you wash it, and I would wash it more than once a week. You can also put olive oil on it, as gross as it sounds, or they have shampoo for cradle cap.

A Baby Peach May 26, 2009 at 6:53 PM  

We were told to us olive oil on their heads for cradle cap in our Bradley class!

Tiff May 28, 2009 at 9:22 PM  

We used a soft bristle tooth brush on our son's head while we were shampooing (every three days). His cradle cap didn't last very long at all.

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