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can a one year old wear rubber soled shoes?

i bought my son some new shoes bc we went one vacation and forgot the ones we had and the bottoms are hard, you can bend them a little but they arnt like the bootie ones where they are soft. is okay to wear them??

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:13 PM on Sep. 1, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

Answers (10)
  • It's fine. Is he already walking well?

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:13 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • sure it is, but barefoot is best when you are at home

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 12:14 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Not a good idea. They increase falls and are bad for the feet.


    Answer by Gailll at 12:16 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • My son tends to trip over those and if there's velcro he takes them right off. We still prefer soft soled. He's 17 months.

    Answer by LeanneC at 12:17 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • My son has been wearing rubber soled shoes since he started walking. He has no issues with them. The only time he falls is when he gets ahead of himself and tries to run faster then he has the ability to. He has never fell because of the shoe. My son started walking just after he turned one and is now about to turn two.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 12:20 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Can they? Yes
    Should them? No

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 12:20 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Yeah.

    Answer by sstepph at 1:24 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Can you use them? Yes. Would it hurt him? Probubly not. Are soft flexible soles better for building feet muscles? Yes :)

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 1:52 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • I was always told barefoot or those pedipeds....

    Answer by coolchic320 at 2:01 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • yes

    Answer by coryswife8183 at 10:22 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

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