Fingernail & Toe Care

The only care your child’s nails require is trimming. You can use a soft emery board. You can also tear the excess nail by gently grabbing the corner of the white tip of the nail and pull towards you across the nail. We do not recommend using scissors or nail clippers in the first few months of life because of the risk of accidentally cutting the tip of your baby’s finger.

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