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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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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?

    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.

    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?

    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.


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


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

    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

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

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

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

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

    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

    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.

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

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