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You ever paint your infants toe nails?

Guess this is what I get for being cooped up and sick for the pas few days. lol

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anxious1stimer

Asked by anxious1stimer at 5:37 PM on Jan. 6, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I wouldn't, as they could suck their toes and possible ingest some. That's just me though, I know many people DO paint their baby's toes :) I'm sure she looks adorable. Pic?
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 5:39 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • I always did too until she started putting her feet in her mouth all the time. I think it's super cute. They have stuff called Piggy Paints if you're ever concerned, it's nontoxic, natural and eco-friendly.
    genagina

    Answer by genagina at 5:42 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • yes I thought abou the toxic part too. Luckily she doesn't put her feet in her mouth. I will just keep an extra eye until I take it off or put her footy pjs on when I can't. Good to know about the piggy paint (cute name). Where can I buy them?
    anxious1stimer

    Comment by anxious1stimer (original poster) at 5:47 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • Yes. We used a specific paint made for young girls called piggy paint. It is all natural non-toxic and water based.

    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 5:57 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • WWW.PIGGYPAINT.COM

    They sell them at a small local toy store here, but I'm not sure about your area.
    genagina

    Answer by genagina at 5:59 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • i paint my 6 month old daughters toe nails all the time..and her finger nails...theres a store here that have non-toxic paint its not the piggy stuff but it works
    niftymisty

    Answer by niftymisty at 6:04 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • I wouldn't do it because they can ingest what you are using.
    Awakened1

    Answer by Awakened1 at 7:21 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • I want to really bad!! I am going to look at piggypaint!
    ErinML

    Answer by ErinML at 9:49 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • Nope I had a boy. My husband would have been one angry man lol
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 9:55 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • I absoultely will not paint a childs nails if they are younger than 2. THeir nails are so thin that the chemicals literally leach right through them and into their bodies. There are products for younger children available but i still think that it is a bad idea to do it unless the child can understand.
    GoldenLinds

    Answer by GoldenLinds at 12:54 AM on Jan. 7, 2011

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