Shoe Buying Tips for Expectant Moms – Enter Famous Footwear Giveaway

It is important for expectant moms protect against foot, leg, and back pain with supportive shoes. Don’t worry, you don’t have to sacrifice style when you follow the below shoe buying tips for expectant moms.

Moms like Fergie sport both by wearing shoes from Famous Footwear. I received a Famous Footwear gift card to facilitate this post. Below, Fergie was seen at the LAX airport wearing black Mosely crochet flats from her Fergalicious line at Famous Footwear. that are perfect for expecting moms for the summer season.


Shoe Buying Tips for Expectant Moms

Don’t be surprised if you find yourself shopping for larger shoes if you are an expectant mom. Do yourself a favor and find shoes with extra support and comfort since your center of gravity is contently shifting during pregnancy as your weight increases.

  1. Avoid high heels while you are expecting, choose a broad-based 1-2″ stacked heel instead, Famous Footwear has a wide selection of stylish shoes for dressy or the office.
  2. Choose a square or round toe shoe, not pointy-toed shoes.
  3. Buy a running sneaker instead of a walking or athletic shoe for better shock absorption.
  4. If you normally wear a wide width, buy men’s shoes in an equivalent size since they are cut wider.
  5. Shop late in the day since your feet swell as the day goes on.
  6. Try the shoes on in the store, it is a myth that you can “break in” shoes.
  7. When buying boots, pick a pair with room to grow in the calf area, as your calves may swell – choose a side zipper instead of a pull-on style.

Find more about pregnancy leg and foot pain and how to prevent both on the Parents website.

Famous Footwear has shoes for everyone, including expectant moms! If you are an expectant mom, be good to yourself by giving your feet and body the support it needs with quality, comfortable shoes. You don’t have to sacrifice style for comfort with the amazing selection at Famous Footwear.

Shoe Buying Tips for Expectant Moms

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