A 36-year-old member asked:
Should i always wear water shoes when bathing to avoid slipping in the shower?
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: Water shoes should not be necessary for most people, but you are correct that you should be extra careful to avoid slipping in the shower. Pregnant women have a different center of gravity and falls are more common. You should also watch for loose rugs that may cause you to trip at home. If you feel more comfortable wearing water shoes then feel free to do so.
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Podiatry 41 years experience
Not always: You could use a skid proof bathmat.
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Podiatry 28 years experience
If you are: One who slips it is a good idea, that or some form of slipproof shower mat.
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Last updated Mar 15, 2017
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