How to Trim Your Baby’s Nails

by Nina Spears

The Baby Chick®: Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Expert

As a postpartum doula, one of the most requested things parents ask me to help them with is trimming their baby’s nails. And I get it! It can be intimidating to trim your little one’s nails. You don’t want to trim too much or accidentally cut their fingers. But their nails can feel sharp, like little razor blades, when they grow out, so it’s important to keep them short, so they don’t scratch themselves. Luckily, there are some tricks to make it easier for you and your little one. I’m sharing the best and easiest way to trim your baby’s nails.


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