Ways of Clipping Your Baby’s Nail?
The easier way to clip your baby’s mail is asking someone to hold your baby while you do the trimming.
- First thing to do is to find a comfortable position which allows an easy access to your baby’s hand. Holding in your lap, sitting with your baby in
a chair or when your baby is sleeping are some comfortable positions.
- Next, hold your baby’s palms and fingers with a hand and use the other hand to cut the nails. You can even take help
from your husband or a
You can Clip Your Baby’s Nail by Using:
- Baby clippers
- Baby nail scissors which have blunt rounded tips
- Nail files and emery boards. This is safest than using a nail scissor or clippers to shorten and smoothen the nails. However, for that you need a
long cooperation from your baby. Advantages of using a nail file is that it prevent getting a nick.
What to Do if You Accidently Draw Blood While Clipping Your Baby’s Nail?
Don’t worry this is a common incidence with babies. To stop the bleeding use sterile gauze pad and gently apply pressure on the cut. Never put a bandage around the cut as babies have the habit of putting their fingers in the mouth and might accidently dislodge the bandage resulting in choking.