Grooming LO...!!

Discussion in 'Pregnancy - Third Trimester' started by meowmeow, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. meowmeow

    meowmeow lil meow #1 soon!!

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    Hi..

    Just a couple of first time mom questions!
    1. Do babys need a comb for the initial months..?
    2. Can they use the same nail clippers like adults. Like a tiny version of that
    https://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41KZSK41N4L._SL500_AA280_.jpg
     
  2. miss cakes

    miss cakes Well-Known Member

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    they are very unlikey to have enough hair to put a comb through for months and months and your better off biting thier nails off then you can feel if your doin it too short x
     
  3. aileymouse

    aileymouse Mummy to Amber & Georgia

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    ^^ what she said. I used to bite my daughters nails so I didn't cut her.

    I had a little soft brush but never used it.
     
  4. PeanutBean

    PeanutBean Mumma to Byron & Indigo

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    Byron's two and a half soon and I've never yet needed to comb his hair! We started with baby nail scissors then moved to clippers. Their nails are so soft I think clippers can be tricky when they're tiny. Lots of mums do bite them, never fancied it myself!
     
  5. meowmeow

    meowmeow lil meow #1 soon!!

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    woaaah bite them offf :saywhat: im hearing that for the first timeee :haha:

    Thanks for that!!! My mw gave me a list of stuff to take in my hosp bag and this nail clipper was there.. I have no clue!!
     
  6. RosyGray

    RosyGray -{ Brooke's Mum }-

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    I've also heard that baby emery boards are good for newborns and are great to pack in the hospital bag so that you can trim down LO's nails before he/she scratches him/herself without fear of cutting their little fingers. Scratch mittens are helpful too, but I think I'll bring an emery board just in case. :)
     
  7. miss cakes

    miss cakes Well-Known Member

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    lol i know it sounds silly but i was actually terrified of cutting my babies skin and found biting them off was the best way for me x
     
  8. lollylou1

    lollylou1 Mummy to Belle and preg

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    we didnt comb Annabelles hair for a fair while really although did have a comb and brush set, and i did have a set of nail clippers the mini ones when belle was less than a week old i got OH to cut her nails (it freaks me out) and he cut her finger and OMG it bled so much for such a little thing OH was nearly crying! he did bite them till she was a couple of months old then and them went back to the clippers but i cant bite them it turns my stomach thinking about it LOL
    Lou
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  9. Kimboowee

    Kimboowee Complete

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    I agree with the biting thing!
    Also if ou buy the baby nail sets you get a little emery board in them, there alot softer than the adult ones.
     
  10. vbaby3

    vbaby3 Well-Known Member

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    You can get baby nail clippers and they're like adult 1's but have loops to put your fingers in so you don't push it too far and cut baby.I found them excellent.
    You can get them in mothercare and smyths here,but I see you're in oz!!!
    So probably any baby shop!
    I never used a comb/brush on my sons hair so don't think it would be necessary for a couple of yrs and if lo is a girl!
     

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