The biggest disadvantage with biting nails is unhygienic. In addition to getting sick easily, biting nails can also cause infection.
There are many reasons why children bite their nails, maybe because of boredom, stress, anxiety…Most children will quit this habit as they grow up, but some will continue until adulthood.
For parents, the first and most important thing is to find the reason why the child bites his nails. If it is because of stress and anxiety, solving the problem of stress and anxiety.
There are also some ways to help children quit this habit, such as cutting nails frequently, diverting attention and keeping the children’s hands busy. For example, give finger biscuits or small toys/comforts; wear gloves, etc.