Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Illana | 2011/02/07


babies hair

Good morning - on the 12th of february my son will be 1 year and 3 months old. his hair is quite long. My mother-in-law, says i cant cut his hair, as it would affect his speech? meaning he will take longer to talk. Can i cut his hair, and what is the recommend age for a baby boy''s first hair cut?

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You can certainly ciut your little son's hair.This will not affect his speech.Babies often have their hair cut after their first birthday.

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Posted by: mplerim[TSDE] | 2011/02/23

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Posted by: Nini | 2011/02/07

Old wives tale. There''s no link between hair growth and speech developement. Relax, give the boy a haircut!

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Posted by: PUrple | 2011/02/07

Why are we cursed with mothers in law?

How could cutting your child''s hair possibly affect his speech in any way?
Does cutting your hair make you talk funny for a while afterwards or not speak for a few days?

A baby''s hair can be cut whenever you feel its getting too long. There is no recommended age. Probably by the day before he starts grade 1 is a good idea though as schools still have silly rules abou the length of boys hair.

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