When should my child start to wear shoes?


Baby's footIf you are a new parent wondering when should a child start to wear shoes, the general guideline is that shoes really aren’t necessary until your son or daughter starts walking. When your little one does begin to walk, choose shoes that are lightweight, breathable and comfortable right away.  For children that are new to walking, look for shoes with a smooth bottom to help prevent slips and falls. It’s important to find shoes that are accommodating to your child’s feet as they grow and develop during their first few years of life. 

For more information on child foot care, either contact us online or give us a call at 407-339-7759 or 352-589-9550 (if calling from Lake County). Our staff will be glad to answer any questions you have regarding foot care or assist you in setting up an appointment with any of our Florida offices – Orlando, Altamonte Springs, Lake Mary, Kissimmee, and Tavares.