# Advice 1: How to know the size of the child's feet

Deciding to buy shoes for the baby, you need to know the size of his feet. But it is not always possible to take the child with you to the store to try on, and online purchases are becoming more popular. So how do you know size of the feet of the child and not to make a mistake when buying such important things like shoes.
Instruction
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To find out the size you need , measure the leg of the child. Take a meter tape or a ruler and measure the baby's leg from the beginning of the big toe to the heel. The resulting value, see the table:
10.5 cm – 17 size
11.0 cm – 18 size
11.5 cm – 19 size
and so on every 5 millimeters plus one size.
Usually for babies from 6-9 months it will be in time 17 size, from 9-12 fit – 18-19 size, 12 - 18 months – 20-21 size. The system sizes is only suitable for footwear Russian manufacturers.
On the European system of sizes the result (in centimeters) multiplied by 1,5. So the length of foot 17 cm fits 17 x 1.5=25.5 in size.
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To pick baby shoes, not only the foot length but also on width, take a sheet of white paper and a bright pencil. Put the child on the paper and gently trace around his foot, a pencil, it is desirable to keep strictly vertically otherwise the data may not be correct. Arriving at the store, take insole, the model you like, and attach a piece of paper, where it circled the foot of the child. Keep in mind that if the insole of the Shoe one sizeand your pattern, shoes baby will be very close, so better take a size bigger.
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If your toddler is restless and you can't measure his leg, fit the other way. Take a clean sheet, slide under the ruler a straight line and ask the child to stand up for her. Quickly make notes of the heel and thumb and then measure with a ruler the distance and view the table sizes.
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Almost all people left and right foot are different, ie one can be a bit larger than the other. Therefore, to measure both feetand size to pick up on that more. Measurements of the foot holds better in the evening. This is because during the day the leg is trampled on, it rushes the blood, and it becomes a little bit more than, say, in the morning. When you select a sizeand pay attention to what socks the child will wear shoes. If it's winter socks will probably be quite thick, so the measurements of the length of the foot is best done in socks.

# Advice 2: How to size children's shoes

Mismatched shoes causes discomfort. In addition, it can harm the health of the little pedestrian. Calluses and foot pain is only a small part of the problems associated with wearing shoes not size. Truly frightening consequences are the deformity of foot and posture. To avoid trouble, you need to determine what size Shoe will fit the baby.
Instruction
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Lay down a sheet of paper and ask the child to stand on it. The distance between legs should be at least 10 cm So the load is evenly distributed on the foot, allowing the measurement will be accurate. It is desirable that the child at this time was in his socks, as most types of shoes are not worn on bare feet.
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Draw a pencil outline the feet. Hold the pencil in a vertical position and ensure that he had contact with the feet throughout the process of outlining.
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Using the tape measure or ruler, measure the drawing the distance between the tip of the big toe and heel. It is important to make measurements of both feet, as their length, though only slightly, but different.
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To determine the exact size of the legs use the largest of the received values. Round it up to nearest multiple of 5 mm.
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Correlate the value obtained with a grid size that corresponds to the GOST. It is for the majority manufacturers manufactures children's shoes. When choosing nursery shoes refer to the following dimensions: foot length 95 mm 16 corresponds to the size of the Shoe; 105mm - 17; 110 mm 18; 115 mm - 19; mm 125 - 20; 130 mm - 21; 135 mm - 22. Molodetskaya Shoe comes in the following sizes: stop 145 mm corresponds to 23 to size; foot 150 mm buy size 24; 155 mm - 25 size; 165 mm - 26. Dimensions preschool shoes: foot length 170 mm will fit 27 size; 175 mm - 28 size; 185 mm - 29 size; 190 mm - 30 size; 195 mm - size 31. And finally, school shoes: for feet with a length of 205 mm need a 32 size; 210 mm - 33; 215 mm - 34; 225 mm x 35 size.
Note
Many manufacturers make shoes in your own size. So it will be better if the store you go with your child. Shoes that fit well, may not be suitable for fullness. So buy any model after fitting.

# Advice 3: What size of feet of a newborn

Baby yet to be born, as a caring grandmother already started knitting baby shoes and warm socks. Even the parents in the stores looking at the shelves with tiny booties and soft cozy pet boots. And then they face the problem of choosing the right size the first shoes of the baby.
Instruction
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Modern ultrasound machines at the stage of pregnancy, suggest what height and weight will have your baby. At successful coincidence of circumstances of late-term baby lying in the right position of the fetus, may allow to measure the foot and to determine the size of the foot. On average, the size of the foot of a newborn is 4 to 9 cm, but there are always exceptions.
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The first and most important shoes for a newborn, you should choose carefully, because the fragile musculoskeletal system during this period are highly vulnerable to any third-party influences. It is important to choose the shoes are not made only from natural materials corresponding to modern standards, but not to be mistaken with the size, because the baby needs to feel especially comfortable in his first pair of shoes. Otherwise, if the Shoe is too tight, the vagaries could not be avoided. And the health of the baby can cause irreparable harm. The size of the shoes should definitely match the foot size.
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One way to find out the size of the foot and the crumbs is to measure the foot length of the insole. Remember that attach to the leg itself should not boot, namely the insole, as the length of the sole and the insole length can simply not match.
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And newborns, and older children suitable option with the measurement of the foot using the circle an outline with a pencil on a piece of cardboard. Would be true if you tentatively put on your feet socks or tights, which are expected to dress baby. This will minimize the error with determination of the size and buying the wrong tight shoes, because the newborn will not be walking on his bare feet. This method is good because with the help of simple manipulations, you can quickly and correctly determine the size of the foot and to go to a Shoe shop without the little crumbs. Thus once again, not carrying the baby at the malls and not endangering his fragile health.
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While your child begin to walk alone, wise to choose shoes with soft soles in order not to overload small foot heavy shoes. Do not buy shoes with plenty enough clearance 0.5‒1.5 cm in order that the baby could freely move my fingers inside.
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The right orthopaedic Shoe has an anatomic footbed that follows the contours of the child's foot. This insole will contribute to the proper formation of the foot and will allow to avoid many troubles in the future such as flat feet. Among the variety of clasps, priority should be given in favor of Velcro. It is a reliable locking of the legs, not having pressure on the foot, even if the child has a high instep.
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Take care of the right Shoe corresponding to the foot size, and let the baby grow happy and healthy.
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