How to choose a good pair of shoes for your baby? Toddler shoes, functional shoes or children’s shoes?

Time really passed very fast. When the spring was warm and the flowers were blooming last year, Gao Ma was running to the hospital every week for a prenatal examination with a big belly. A year later, the children had already started walking with the fence.

When it comes to walking, the problem of shoes comes. Many mothers are concerned about how to choose toddler shoes. Indeed, there are many kinds of toddler shoes, functional shoes and children’s shoes on the market. Are there any flowers? Is there no way to start with a soft bottom and a hard bottom? Big Momma did some research and quickly wrote it down to share it. The technical guidance part is especially grateful to Qiu Li, senior engineer of the Chinese Leather and Shoe Research Institute and technical director of the Children’s Health Shoes Research Center. Question 1: The toddler wears what shoes? When the baby was just a toddler, You don’t have to wear shoes at home, Bare feet or wear non-slip socks. Let the baby’s sole fall firmly on the ground, Feel the direct contact between the body’s gravity and the ground, which is more conducive to children’s feeling, learning, coordination and balance. If children have not yet gone to the ground, they do not need to wear shoes. If the toddler period is in winter and it is not suitable for bare feet, you can choose toddler shoes with soft soles and soft faces for your baby. How to judge this [soft soles]? Put the toddler shoes on the floor and touch the floor through the insole, if your fingers can feel the ground. The meaning of choosing soft-soled toddler shoes for your baby is: let your baby’s toes grasp the ground; Promoting plantar nerve development; Better stand firm and learn to walk steadily. Of course, soft-soled shoes can only be worn on smooth indoor floors, not outdoors. Question 2: How do babies who are learning to walk choose toddler shoes? Four key points for choosing toddler shoes: 1. Shoe face: Choose shoes with longer shoe face (i.e. The front of the upper) and lace-up or buckle belt, so that the feet are not easy to break away and can be adjusted to be fat and thin; 2. Sole: The sole should be soft and bendable, and the thickness of sole + insole should not exceed 5 mm; 3. Insoles: Insoles should be hard, elastic, cloth and leather, but sponge should not be selected as thick and soft. Only by ensuring that the baby’s feet and the ground have tactile sensation can the foot muscles be exercised and the development of sole nerves be stimulated. 4. Vamp: Baby’s feet are immature. Choose a comfortable, breathable, non-odorous, non-toxic and harmless vamp material. Question 3: Baby who has learned to walk should wear what shoes? The baby officially learns to walk, Can walk more smoothly, you can choose slightly hard children’s shoes. The bottom thickness of 5 ~ 10 mm is more appropriate, the smaller the child, the thinner the sole. Although wearing slightly hard shoes, toddler period baby to outdoor, should also choose a relatively flat road to let the baby walk. Question 4: How to choose shoes for children who can already walk steadily? Fold the sole in half, If the bend is not at the front third of the sole, It means the shoe is not up to standard. Pinch the heel of the shoe with both hands, And front Baotou. If there is no hardness, it means that the shoes are not qualified. Two hands twist the shoes, if the shoes are too easy to deform, it means that the shoes are not qualified. Reach your hand to the front palm part inside the shoes and press it. If you find it too soft, it means that the shoes are not qualified. Smell whether the shoes have peculiar smell, if there is, it means that the shoes are not qualified.