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Author: Dr Samuel Ong (B. Pod. Med.)   Date Posted: 30 July 2018  

How can baby shoes or toddler shoes affect the development of a toddler’s feet? Footwear can play a big part in affecting the development of a toddler’s feet. When a baby is born, their feet are made up of mainly cartilage and fat. As they grow, the cartilage will start ossifying to become bones. Poor fit and shape of baby shoes can cause malalignment of joints, restrict normal growth of the feet, and limit natural movement of foot joints. What features should you look for in toddler shoes? Once your toddler starts walking, shoes are only required to protect their feet against sharp objects, dirt and slippery surfaces while outdoor...