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Lice Incubation. Top 3 Head Lice Myths Busted!

28 November

Lice Incubation. First of all Head Lice Stigma creates a great deal of fear in parents. As a result Head Lice are a poorly misunderstood human parasite. In contrast to humans, Primates have their own parasites that are similar to, but genetically different from, human head lice. Baboons engage in something called social grooming which establishes dominance in […]

Louse Hair Means a Bad Hair Day! Call NitWits for Peace of Mind.

02 November

Louse hair worries? Yes folks when you find what you think are nit eggs in your child’s hair at 3:00AM it can truly be a shock. All of a sudden you start to wonder how does lice spread? Does this mean we have a lice infestation in our house? First of all you google the […]

Head Lice 101 Top 3 Lice Myths Busted By NitWits

14 October

Head Lice 101. Top 3 Lice Myths. 1. Lice Jump 2. Lice Like Clean Hair 3. You can get Lice from a Couch.  Actually none of these lice myths are true. 1. Do Lice Jump? No lice do not have hind legs and therefore cannot jump. 2. Do lice like clean hair? Actually lice don’t […]

Long lice live? Get Lice Peace of Mind Today!

25 September

Long lice live? First of all lice live 30 days. During those 30 days lice have the time they need to produce 6 eggs each day.  Also the female louse glues each egg to the hair shaft with “lice superglue”. Hence the eggs are very difficult to remove from the hair shaft. In addition most […]

Back School Head Lice Checks. Ahh…Peace of Mind for Mom!

12 September

Back School Head Lice Checks. Moms can’t sleep at night when they think there might be a lice epidemic in the house. Furthermore powerful head lice stigma falls squarely on the shoulders of Moms. Head Lice stigma implies that you are not a good Mom. In addition Head Lice stigma suggests that you do not […]

Head lice incubation period. End your lice nightmare now!

11 August

Head lice incubation period. First of all Head Lice Stigma creates a great deal of fear in parents. As a result Head Lice are a poorly misunderstood human parasite. In contrast to humans, Primates have their own parasites that are similar to, but genetically different from, human head lice. Baboons engage in something called social grooming which establishes […]

Lice Summer Camp. NitWits to the Rescue Today!

22 July

Lice Summer Camp. Lice lay tiny eggs in the scalps of children. The tiny eggs are called nits and they take take 7 days to hatch and then go through 3 molts before they are old enough to lay more nits. If your child has lice nits in their hair, you need to comb the nits […]

Hatched Lice Egg. What’s It Look Like? Text us your photos.

25 April

Hatched Lice Egg. Better known as a nymph or a young louse. Parents can be confused when it come to head lice. First of all they want to know the difference between head lice and hair nits.  Secondly they want to know how long their child has had a lice infestation, and thirdly they want to […]