Jump to content
Losing toenails in toddlers
3 replies to this topic
Posted 09 January 2013 - 05:48 PM
Really boring toenail losing question-
DD dropped a heavy bottle on her toe, it's gone all black and minging. It's grown out a little now and it's still minging, but it seems to not be connected to her nail bed any more?
I've never lost a nail, despite years of beating myself up with car doors and hammers, not really sure what to do. Do I have to try and keep a bandaid on it? A shoe?
Posted 14 January 2013 - 09:49 AM
This happened to ds, a clay pot fell on his foot.
Nail continued to grow for maybe 2 months, but was not connected to rest of nail properly, and en finally came off itself, but it was just a small piece that came off ( would have needed trimming in a few weeks anyway). It looked funny for a few weeks happened before Christmas , but now looks normal.
Dd dropped a can on her toe the other day so it's black already, at least I know what to expect though!
Posted 14 January 2013 - 10:05 AM
DD2 has just lost her toe nail it came off ompletly after a week and the new nail is now growing. It didnt bother her at all
Posted 14 January 2013 - 10:10 AM
DD jammed her finger in a door when she was 12months. The nail fell off after a few days and we feared it may never grow back. But sure enough within a few months she grew a new nail, it looked a bit mishapen for a while but eventually looked normal. She is now 4 and I can't tell (or remember) which finger it was.
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users
The home stretch of pregnancy can seem like an eternity. But there are some constructive ways that you can pass the time.
Singer Lilly Allen has announced that she is taking a break from Twitter after she was subjected to hateful trolling over the weekend about her stillborn son.
There was a time when I thought that waterboarding was the most serious torture threat facing civilisation. Then my toddler started asking me questions.
Rapper, actor and former America's Got Talent star, Nick Cannon, has welcomed a baby boy with actress, Brittany Bell.
Renowned Gold Coast fitness blogger Nadine Muller says she is "proud & confident to stand up to people's ignorance," as she hit back at an online troll who attempted to shame her by calling her breastfeeding photos "gross" and done just for attention.
We've got two happy stories to tell you, and they both feature the most kind-hearted checkout operators you can imagine.
Getting babies messy with all kinds of food is something Lyndsey's PhotoCo excels at.
The heartbroken parents of a baby who died in a baby swing have spoken out to warn other parents about the dangers of leaving infants alone.
Little did this mum-to-be know that their friend had arranged something extra special for their gender reveal party.
There are the friends you grow up with, the people who know you inside and out, who know your flaws, your secrets, your talents and your failures. Katie was one of my tribe.
Forget Apple. Forget North West. Forget Kal-El Cage even (son of Nic).
Once a toddler makes up their mind about something, it's very hard to persuade them to change it. Just ask this dad!
Read any glossy brochure in the doctor's waiting room, and they will tell you – I suck at being a mum.
A 26-year-old mum has credited her baby boy with saving her life after his sudden refusal to breastfeed led to her being diagnosed with breast cancer.
The most entertaining gender reveals are the ones with a twist and this one is no exception, with double the fun for guests.
This time, I know it will be my last bump and I plan to enjoy every moment.
Top 5 Articles
There is less of a focus on fine motor skills, but they're just as important as others. (SPONSORED)
There are at least five other compelling reasons to get musical around your toddler. (SPONSORED)
Free ticket offer