Ask a midwife: How to trim your baby’s nails

Make no mistake – those tiny fingernails are sharp! Your newborn’s flailing arms can easily result in a scratched face so be vigilant and trim weekly – if not more often – to keep on top of the growth.

It can be a bit daunting at first and it’s only too easy to make a little nick – if it happens, go easy on yourself! This handy video gives you the step by step guide to no-tears trimming.

Buy the essential safety scissors at baby specialist Kiddicare plus all your bathtime essentials.