There's something caked on all over my babies head. At first I thought my baby had a little dandruff problem but it's just gotten worse and worse and now it's just disgusting!
Cradle Cap is extremely common, with about half of all babies affected. Most of them have a mild version of the disorder. Severe cradle cap is rare. (Wikipedia)
Common signs of cradle cap include:
-Patchy scaling or thick crusts on the scalp
Cradle cap is most common in newborns. It isn’t contagious and probably won’t bother your baby. Cradle cap generally isn’t itchy for infants. (WebMD)