Has Your Baby Had a Haircut Yet?

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When my baby was born, she had a thick dark head or hair, but it soon fell out and it's been slowly growing it in ever since. Right now she's sporting a kind of mullet (short in the front and sides and long in the back) so I don't foresee her needing a haircut for a very long time. But her BFF, who is 11 months old, just got her first haircut, bangs and curls chopped away. It made me kind of sad.

Lots of moms wait until the first birthday to cut their baby's hair. Joshmom25 says that's because some people think it's bad luck.

Others do it a lot sooner. MomtoaRockstar cut her son's hair when he was 5 months old. "His hair was way too long and everyone kept telling me how adorable my daughter was! He'll be 7 months next week and we just gave him his second haircut."

TweenandTwinMom cut her son's hair at 10 months. She says, "I think anytime you feel your baby needs it will be fine, but just know he or she may look older and less like a baby after it's cut."

Have you cut your baby's hair yet? How will you decide when it's time? Does your baby's gender have anything to do with it?


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TKsMo... TKsMommie

My daughter is 2 1/2 and I haven't cut it yet.  I am giving in soon though, I want to even it out because its long but the back is longer and its starting to look a little uneven.  Pluse I just cut mine and now she wants to cut hers!  My son's hair was cut at about 15 months because it was so long!

sstepph sstepph

Garretts 1 year and he had 2 haircuts before he hit 11 months! He had so much hair.. now we're letting it grow cause I love shaggy hair on boys, and his is curly :)

Punky... Punkylu78

My daughter is almost 22 months & we haven't cut her hair yet and don't really plan on it (except for trimming to make it look pretty) & my son is 4 months and he has had 2 already.

nily nily

Here we give kids first hair cut to boys in their first birthday as tradition marks in our country. Well my son had an accident and got gum really bad in he's hair so we had to give him he's first hair cut at 8 months old because of that. But we did the ceremony of he's first hair cut anyway LOL. I was sad and felt like I'm loosing my baby.

Shade... ShadesofGrey

Nooooo, and it's not happening for awhile. My son's hair is curly and unruly... and I love it!

lvaug... lvaughn26

My daughter was born with a head full of hair. None of it fell out and it is growing like crazy. I do not see us getting it cut anytime soon. She is almost 18 months old and everyone loves her beautiful curls. I am a little sad because it was jet black and I can see it lightening up.

AmiJa... AmiJanell

My son is 13 months and still nearly bald.... I don't think he will need a haircut for a long time still....

MomtoDom MomtoDom

My son's hair is curly and unruly as well! His hair sort of fits his personality-cute, goofy and fun. Besides, I can barely get him to sit still to trim his bangs, his whole head would be a nightmare.

Queen... QueenOfNagsHead

My twins are 6 & they were pretty much bald as babies, they didnt get their first haircut until almost age 4. My youngest daughter doesn't have a lot of hair either. So it will be a while until we cut her hair also, she  is 8 months.

BatGi... BatGirl1415

I love when the hair grows in all uneven and wispy , curls here and there. I don't think I'll be cutting any hair unless it's in her eyes.

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