Finger Nails

Four month old HATES for me to clip his nails. He pulls away and wiggles the whole time. They are so stinking small, as you all know, I'm just sure he's going to pull away and...

Started by Heather on 11/06/2009 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 11/18/2009 by Kylie


cutting babies nails

Hi, I noticed today that my sons nails are really long and sharp (when he accidently got my face) I was told at the hospital when he was born to leave them and they will just...


Clipping nails

How should I clip my son's nails? His nails grow so fast and he claws me all the time. Should I clip them straight or curved? Should I file them after I clip them?

Started by Cindy on 06/12/2009 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 06/14/2009 by Shanna


Cutting baby nails

I am hoping someone will have a suggestion about how to safely maintain finger & toe nails. I had been using a nail file right after birth but that takes forever & only...


Babies finger nails

My bub's finger nails need cutting around every 3 or 4 days and its driving me crazy. Ive started biting them as its less stressful for her. She is 5 months old and ive only...


Nail Clipping

Hey everyone, just wondering if anyone has tips on clipping babies nails. My son will not sit still and hates getting his nails clipped. Would really like some tips. Thanx in...


Nail Trims

Does anyone have any suggestions for getting my almost-9-month daughter to hold still while I trim her fingernails? It has turned into an ugly wrestling match and screaming fit...

Started by Monday on 04/09/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/13/2009 by Rachel


trimming baby's nails

Ok, this is by far my least favorite baby care item; my son was born 4/20 & is now 7 months old Does anyone have tips on making it easier? I have to cut my son's nails...

Started by Diane on 12/02/2009 in April 2009 Babies

Last update on 12/08/2009 by Krista


Nail clipping at 5 weeks

My little girl scratches me a lot and Im wondering if it is safe to clip them at 5 weeks. Im not sure because he nails seem so short, and yet she can do so much damage.


Clipping her nails :(

I accidentally pinched my baby girl's little thumb today when I was trying to clip her fingernails! I feel so bad! I cleaned it with a Q-tip and peroxide and put some neosporin...

Started by Margo on 10/21/2009 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 10/25/2009 by Kristle


Any tips on nail trimming?

My almost 9 month old baby girl hates having her nails trimmed. Has anyone found a better way to do this or is there some kind of a trick. I cant use the regular trimmer so I...


clipping toe nails

My son is almost 19 months old and he does not like getting his toe nails clipped...he became so upset last time we got his nails that he made himself throw-up!!! Does anyone...

Started by Rachel on 08/03/2010 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 11/18/2010 by Tami


Nail clipping is impossible!!!!

I can't figure out the secret to clipping my nine month olds nails! I went through the same thing with my son and still don't know how to keep them still! Everyone just says to...


Clipping Nails/Toenails

When I clip my daughter's nails she has to be held down & she screams like she's being hurt but I've never cut her. She even cries when I'm just holding the nail clippers to her...

Started by Lauren on 06/17/2010 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 06/23/2010 by Shannon


Clipping a toddler's nails

Hi ladies, I'm looking for tips to make nail clipping easier! My daughter is 18 months old and it's nearly impossible now as she squirms and won't sit still. Any tips or...

Started by Melanie on 11/26/2010 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 12/21/2010 by Jenna


how do you manage to cut their nails?

how does everyone manage to pin down their wriggling baby to cut their nails? my husband and i are getting gouged by our daughter and she wont sit still long enough to cut them...

Started by Amy on 02/20/2010 in June 2009 Babies

Last update on 04/05/2010 by Melissa