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How what is a good shoe for a toddler, or do they even need shoes?

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Dr. Robert Leland
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
3 doctors agree

In brief: Only for protection

Shoes protect the feet in toddlers from cuts, scrapes, etc.
They do not help shape feet or aid in walking. My kids were particularly fond of light up shoes.

In brief: Only for protection

Shoes protect the feet in toddlers from cuts, scrapes, etc.
They do not help shape feet or aid in walking. My kids were particularly fond of light up shoes.
Dr. Robert Leland
Dr. Robert Leland
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Let me explain

Before your baby starts walking, she or he doesn't need shoes.
In fact, supportive shoes like hard-soled mary janes may actually impede her developing mobility. Socks, booties, and soft-soled baby shoes are useful for warmth, but bare feet are fine, too. The only time need ? Are corrective shoes, I do not thing you asking about, them.Did i help.Thank you.

In brief: Let me explain

Before your baby starts walking, she or he doesn't need shoes.
In fact, supportive shoes like hard-soled mary janes may actually impede her developing mobility. Socks, booties, and soft-soled baby shoes are useful for warmth, but bare feet are fine, too. The only time need ? Are corrective shoes, I do not thing you asking about, them.Did i help.Thank you.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Thank
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