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Baby skin problems are often quite different than those affecting adults. Learn more about baby skin problems at howstuffworks in this section.

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10 Ways to Prevent and Treat Cradle Cap

If you notice flaky patches on your baby's scalp, don't be alarmed -- it's probably just cradle cap. What is this skin condition, and how should you handle it?


10 Ways to Prevent and Treat Cradle Cap

 10 Ways to Prevent and Treat Cradle Cap

Do you know how to treat and prevent cradle cap -- those flaky patches on your baby's scalp? See tips for how to treat and prevent cradle cap. See more »

Top 5 Ways to Treat Diaper Rash

 Top 5 Ways to Treat Diaper Rash

Treating diaper rash can be tricky. Learn about the top 5 ways to treat diaper rash at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Baby Heat Rash

 Baby Heat Rash

Baby heat rash is a common skin problem with infants. Learn about how baby heat rash works at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Cradle Cap

 Cradle Cap

Cradle cap is a form of dandruff. Learn more about how cradle cap works at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Erythema Toxicum Overview

 Erythema Toxicum Overview

Erythema toxicum is a rash that appears within one to two days after birth. Learn more about how erythema toxicum works at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Fifth Disease Overview

 Fifth Disease Overview

Fifth disease is a common baby skin problem. Learn more about how fifth disease works at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Hemangiomas

 Hemangiomas

Hemangiomas are a type of birthmark. Learn more about how hemangiomas work at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Milia Overview

 Milia Overview

Milia is a common baby skin problem. Learn more about how milia works at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Top 5 Ways to Prevent Diaper Rash

 Top 5 Ways to Prevent Diaper Rash

Preventing diaper rash can be tricky. Learn about the top 5 ways to prevent diaper rash at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Why are some babies treated with bili lights?

 Why are some babies treated with bili lights?

Why are babies treated with bili lights? Find out why babies are treated with bili lights at HowStuffWorks. See more »