Quoting Monica.:" should be fine as long as their short. long nails + newborn doesn't mix. "Thanks, I didnt want really long ones, just nice looking.
Quoting Hurray!:" Depends on how you feel about exposing your baby to chemicals too. Your skin absorbs whatever you put ... [snip!] ... them. Plus you will be deal with lots of poop! You don't want to worry about getting poop under your nails with each change!"