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Since bfing my nails have started flaking, what am I lacking and how do I get it?

(7 Posts)
wonderstuff Sat 30-Aug-08 12:08:17

Would vitamin supps do the trick? My diet isn't great and I'm losing more weight than I'd like, dd is quite demanding and finding time to cook is hard, any suggestions?

katch Sat 30-Aug-08 22:29:14

A fish oil supplement would probably be good - can apparently also help stave off pnd.

katch Sat 30-Aug-08 22:30:29

Just a thought - it might actually be the extra hand-washing due to nappy changing, my hands always got super dry with a small baby.

thisisyesterday Sat 30-Aug-08 22:36:10


KatyMac Sat 30-Aug-08 22:38:26

Raw jelly cubes - one or two a day

wonderstuff Sat 30-Aug-08 22:45:16

I think its defo my diet katch, doing less nappies then when she was newborn, and nails getting worse (shes 9mo now) will try fish oil and zinc, don't think I could stomach jelly cubes, had an unfortunate incident with vodka jelly once, cant bare to smell jelly now blush

KatyMac Sat 30-Aug-08 22:48:11

Shame - gelatine is fab for nails & hair

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