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Trusted by Parents since 1985
For more than 28 years, our concern for health, safety and comfort has been at the forefront of the design and manufacture of our fully guaranteed Baby Paws shoes.

Putting the best foot forward
As a baby's foot develops, it is vital that the 'soft bone' cartilage, tissue, muscles, and nerves have enough room to grow safely without restriction. When the infant stands up and takes its first tentative steps, the muscles in its feet begin to grip the floor and the toes separate to help it develop better balance and control. If the feet are restrained within a rigid or hard soled shoe, the toes can't do their job.
Babies don't need shoes for their feet to develop properly. Baby shoes are worn for protection, comfort and for dressing up. They must be light and flexible on the foot and shouldn't be relied upon to promote the development of the infants' feet.

The natural structure of each Baby Paws soft leather shoe offers the best delicate support for the first walking child's foot. Baby Paws shoes were amongst the first to have soles that are non-slip, soft, flat and flexible enough to ensure unhindered natural movement of the feet. The single layer of high quality leather gives the baby's inquisitive little feet the opportunity to mimic and 'feel' the shape of the floor as it learns to stand and walk without slipping. Baby Paws' soft leather sole also ensures that the shoes are light, so avoiding unnecessary weight on the feet and ankles.

Shoes with rubber soles, rubber split soles or multiple layers of leather or foam are not best for foot development for the pre-walker or early first walker.


Because each little foot differs in size and shape, the parent or guardian should control the fit of the shoe by adjusting the fastening of the Velcro.
Babys' feet grow all the time so their shoes must be adjusted for proper fit as the feet grow over the weeks and months that the shoes are worn. It is unhealthy for a foot to be kept in the same shoe without adjustment all day. Feet naturally expand a little during the day. They also expand when the temperature is warmer.
Baby Paws shoes are designed to fit correctly and can be adjusted and fastened gently for all day natural comfort.
Our range is available up to size 6, from newborn to the 18 to 24 month old toddler.


Baby Paws shoes are the next best thing to barefoot! Soft soled baby shoes are designed to be light and comfortable as recommended for natural foot development by podiatrists and pediatricians worldwide.


Our high quality leather shoes are easy to clean with water and mild soap to ensure prolonged hygiene and safety. Regular cleaning and brushing of the suede soles maintains qualities for the life of the shoes. Clean shoes are safer shoes!


Baby Paws shoes are available in a wide variety of stunning fashionable styles and colors with our unique color matched soles providing an extra measure of sophistication.
From the casual or sporty young bloke to the elegant princess, there's a shoe for every occasion. It's so easy to choose a cute pair of shoes to match every outfit!


BabyPaws leather and components are tested to ensure that they comply with standards such as the British and European Standard EN71-3, ASTM International Standard ASTM F 963-07and ASTM E1645, and also the International Organisation for Standardisation ISO/TS 17226:2003(E) and ISO 17075.
Our products pass the toxicity tests for substances such as Chromium VI, Formaldehyde, Lead and Nickel content.

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