Most pediatricians and podiatrists recommend that baby’s walk barefoot as much as possible…Tommy Tickle soft sole shoes are like having a second layer of skin to protect those precious feet. Tommy Tickle shoes allow a baby’s feet to grow and strength as nature intended without restriction. An Ankle elastic system makes them easy to put on and they stay on. A natural leather upper moulds to baby’s feet and allows the feet to breathe. A suede leather sole provides slip resistant protection and is perfect for indoor use.