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Do you have any infant nail trimming secrets?

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aubreyjadasmom

Asked by aubreyjadasmom at 7:14 AM on Jul. 24, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Wait until they are asleep. When mine were really young (under 3 months) I would just use a file and file them down every other day. Get the trimmers just for infants and there are even some that have magnifying glasses attached to them (haven't used this myself though).
    aeneva

    Answer by aeneva at 7:21 AM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • I found them easier to cut after bathtime.
    plylerjones

    Answer by plylerjones at 7:22 AM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • cut them when they are soft after a bath, they won't even feel it.
    gottalovemal

    Answer by gottalovemal at 7:47 AM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • I wait until they are asleep. That way there is no pulling away or involuntary movements. I clip the edge and slowly tear the rest. They sell baby nail clippers that are easy to use too.
    mamofive

    Answer by mamofive at 8:01 AM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • i just nibble them off when shes calm or eating.
    BambiF

    Answer by BambiF at 8:02 AM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • i use a baby nail file and file her finger nails
    angelairelan

    Answer by angelairelan at 9:32 AM on Jul. 24, 2009

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