Cradle Cap: a visual guide
T is for Tame Team/ June 2020
What is cradle cap?
Cradle cap occurs mainly on infants and can cause dry, scaly patches on a baby's scalp. It has no known cause and it easily treatable
How is cradle cap prevented?
It can be prevented by washing your child's scalp regularly with a shampoo made for treating the condition.
Is it painful?
No, it can appear red, crusty or patchy, but the condition is rarely painful.
Can a toddler get cradle cap?
Yes, it can happen at any age, but is most common in newborns.
Is coconut oil a good treatment for cradle cap?
Yes! And all of T is for Tame's products contain coconut oil.
Is cradle cap common?
Yes, over 200,000 cases a year are reported.