Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: healthy feet | 2009/04/07

Q.

Shoes

When is a good time for a baby to start wearing shoes and what type of shoes are best? I heard that wearing shoes too early can cause foot problems later on in life.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Not before about 15 months. The shoes should be a wide fit and have about 1cm of space in front of your baby's toes. It is best to buy shoes with an instep in the sole of the shoe.

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