McDaid's Pharmacy provide a range of scissors. Our scissors are the perfect tool for a variety of tasks, from cutting paper to trimming hair. We also supply infant scissors which are designed specifically for use by infants and toddlers. They feature blunt tips and rounded blades to help prevent accidental injuries. Choose from a variety of sizes and styles to find the perfect pair of infant scissors for your needs.
1. How to use infant scissors safely
Many new parents are understandably nervous about cutting their baby's nails. After all, those tiny fingers are delicate and it can be difficult to tell where the nail ends and the skin begins. However, there are a few simple tips that can help to make the process easier and safer. First, choose a time when your baby is calm and relaxed. This will help to prevent them from wiggling and making it more difficult to get a good trim. Next, use sharp scissors or clippers that have been specifically designed for infants. Finally, take your time and be extra careful not to cut too close to the skin. With a little practice, you will be able to confidently and safely trim your baby's nails.
2. What age should I start cutting my infants nails
It's important to keep your infant's nails trimmed to prevent scratches, but you may be wondering when is the best time to start. In general, it's safe to start trimming your baby's nails when they're around 2 months old. At this age, your baby's nails are still soft and easy to trim. You'll also want to make sure you have the proper tools on hand. Baby nail scissors are designed with rounded tips to help prevent accidents. You may also want to use a baby nail file to smooth out any rough edges. Once you have the proper tools, you can start trimming your baby's nails while they're sleeping or distracted with a toy. Just be sure to move slowly and carefully to avoid accidentally nicking their skin.