Baby Walking Shoes
If your baby has started to stand and take his few steps, it's time for you to buy your baby a few pairs of baby walking shoes. This is because though babies can learn to walk better without wearing shoes, it may be dangerous for your baby to go barefooted.
Indeed, it is always advisable for you to buy your baby one or a few pairs of shoes once your baby is starting to walk. What kinds of shoes will be the most suitable ones for your babies? You should get a pair of baby walking shoes that squeak so that your baby will find it fun to walk and thus become more motivated to learn how to walk faster. You must never buy a pair of shoes that will hinder your baby's walking steps or cause him or her to easily trip over.
Baby walking shoes hard bottom are quite popular nowadays and there are many cute and pretty designs to choose from. Although these hard bottom shoes are designed to protect your baby's feet, they are surprisingly soft and comfortable for babies to wear. Be sure to choose a pair of shoes which are made of canvas or soft leather but not hard and stiff leather for maximum comfort.
The best baby walking shoes must have flexible soles so that baby will not easily trip over and can balance his or her feet properly without losing his or her balance. Make sure that the shoes you choose are flexible around the ankles area so that they will not restrict your baby movement at all. Before you buy the shoes, it is always better for you to let your baby put on some different types of shoes that you have chosen and walk around for a short while to see whether he or she is comfortable with them or not before you decide to buy them.
Be sure to spend some time watching your baby walking around with the baby walking shoes you intend to buy and see whether they are hindering his or her walk. After your baby has walked around for a short while, take off the shoes and check if there is any reddish spots around any part of your baby's feet. If there is, then do not choose to buy that type of shoes for they are obviously suitable for your baby's feet. It is also better to bring your baby's socks along so that you can anticipate the thickness when he or she is wearing the shoes. Ensure that the socks fit well and that the feet will have enough room for movement at the end of the foot. The shoes should not be too tight as to hamper the walking steps of the baby.
It is advisable not to buy lace-up baby walking shoes because they are not easy for babies to take off. If you still prefer to buy lace-up shoes for your baby, then you should look for shoes with double-knotted laces and the lace must not be too long so your baby will not trip on them. As your baby grows, you will need to buy bigger sized shoes for him or her once every three to four months. If there is a crack or hole in the front part, side or bottom part of your baby's shoes, you must replace them with new ones to avoid your baby from getting hurt.