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#1 of 9 Old 10-19-2010, 10:08 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Aidan is 6 weeks old and still has a good bit of it. I was told by a doctor friend with baby #3 that it peaks around 7 weeks... so that'd be next week for us but I'm looking at all of the baby pics... and everyone's baby seems so clear-skinned!

Can't wait for the rash to go away completely on my lil guy... it's not such fun for the pics!

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my kids always seem to have clear skin for the first four weeks, then get baby acne for the next three or so weeks (cradle cap, too--fun!). For me, that's an excuse to take lots of hands and feet pictures.

Dd is almost 5 weeks old and starting to get little red spots everywhere...here we go!

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Ozzy is 7 weeks old today (OMG has it already been 7 weeks), and he's still got a bit of lingering acne. His big sis had it bad, too. It's definitely improved and is clearing up (although he also has a touch of cradle cap on his eyebrows, same as Em did). I can't wait for it clear up all the way, but *shrug* just a part of babyhood.

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Ellie had pretty significant baby acne from about 5-6.5 weeks; she's 7.5 weeks now (holy cow!) and it seems mostly cleared up...

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DS still has it pretty bad at almost 7 weeks.

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well I know we all are looking forward to clear skinned babies but I do feel better for not being alone!

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Clayton's comes and goes. If he gets hot or mad it'll flare up then when he's calm and happy it'll go down. It's odd.

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DS1 and DS2 both had it bad at 4-6 weeks. DS2 is 6 1/2 weeks now and it's clearing, it only really is noticable now when he's mad and his face flushes.

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Tso has (had?) it, he's 4 weeks though. We just got back from the doc and it's 'become eczema' - it looks so sore shame.

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