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How to treat flaking on the head of a 2 month old baby?
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
In brief: Tea tree Shampoo
Up until 2-4 months we call that flaking cradle cap or cradle crap as one of my moms said.
You can use mineral oil or baby oil...Etc..I found that tea tree shampoo used daly (do not get in the eyes) worked well after two months. There is some evidence that it may be fungal based and hence tea tree oil shampoo works well. Tea tree oil alone is too strong for tender scalp.

In brief: Tea tree Shampoo
Up until 2-4 months we call that flaking cradle cap or cradle crap as one of my moms said.
You can use mineral oil or baby oil...Etc..I found that tea tree shampoo used daly (do not get in the eyes) worked well after two months. There is some evidence that it may be fungal based and hence tea tree oil shampoo works well. Tea tree oil alone is too strong for tender scalp.
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