Re: When can I give my baby her first haircut? Where should we do it?
Well, that depends on your own preferences -- and on baby’s head of hair. (Some are bald; others come out with a ‘fro. Some cultures are adamant about shaving newborns’ heads; other parents wait two years or more.) For simplicity’s sake, it may be best to at least wait to grab the shears until baby can hold up that wobbly head. After that, it’s up to you. There often come a time when it just seems necessary, or when you’ll start imagining baby with a cute little cut. Once you’ve given it the go, decide whether to save a snip for scrap booking and make an appointment. You can do it yourself, if you dare, or try out a local kiddie salon (check out lilaguide.com for suggestions). Children's salons make for fun outings and are often equipped with colorful toys and videos for distraction.