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Tiny as they are, your baby's nails grow surprisingly fast and may need to be trimmed as often as twice a week. Keeping your baby's nails short and smooth prevents her from scratching herself, but still allows her to use her hands to learn about her world. Clipping a baby's nails when she's squirming is almost impossible, so here's the trick: wait until she's asleep!

Cutting baby nails step-by-step procedure

Here's how to cut her nails:

  • Use a soft emery board, baby nail clippers or baby-nail scissors.

  • To avoid snipping the fingertip skin as you trim the nail, press the finger pad away from the nail as you cut.

  • Don't panic if you draw a bit of blood – simply apply a little pressure and some antibiotic ointment.

  • Toenails grow more slowly and are generally very soft; trimming monthly is usually enough.

To avoid your baby scratching herself (or you), keep your baby's nails short and smooth. Make sure you stay calm during the procedure and everything will go well!

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