Every baby grows at their own pace, and shoe sizing varies between brands. In Australia sizing can be very inconsistent. It is a good idea to always measure your babies foot to determine the right size. Podiatrists recommend the shoe be 1cm longer than your babies foot. Here are a few suggestions to achieve an […]
Baby Feet Development
Articles about how babies feet develop and the impact of shoes on foot formation.
When you’re looking at a babies feet you’ll notice they’re quite chubby, round and don’t appear to have a lot of structure. That’s because they don’t. A babies foot is predominantly made up of cartilage and tissue and needs time to develop and form. With the baby’s bones and joints being so soft and flexible, […]
During the baby’s first year, her feet will grow at a rapid pace. Padded with fatty tissues, her feet won’t begin to take prominent shape until she’s about 3 or 4 years old. But arch development may start earlier and this is a crucial stage for development because problems with proper physical formation can occur […]
The arch on the feet is located on the instep, the inside part where the sole is usually raised from the ground while standing up. This arch begins developing when the baby turns two years old and becomes defined by age five. When the arch doesn’t manifests after that, the child develops flat feet. The […]