Re: Infant toenails brittle, crack, peel and curl
Have you asked his pediatrician? Our nails will generally reflect our inner health, so you might want to ask his doctor.
You can also try filing them with a 240 grit file instead of cutting them. Cutting them with nail clippers will conpress the nail plate layers and allow them to split and peel. File them as short as you can. Then, get a bottle of Botanical Oil from the nail department of your local Sally Beauty Supply. Apply the oil to his nails and massage into the nail plate and the cuticle at least twice daily and especially after a bath and before bedtime. This will help to condition the nail plate and help 'store' extra mositure and oils to keep the nail plate flexible.