Cradle cap is a type of seborrheic dermatitis or severe dandruff that affects newborn babies. The exact mechanism and cause is unknown, however, it is speculated that this common newborn condition is caused by the mother´s hormones which transferred to the baby during the last trimester of pregnancy. Read these articles to understand what is happening, and to best treat your baby.
Articles about Cradle Cap
What is Cradle Cap?
Cradle cap, also called seborrheic dermatitis, is an extremely common condition that affects up to 50% of babies. The affected baby develops a scaly and waxy red rash on the scalp, eyebrows, and behind the ears.