Returns & Refunds


We hope you love your new My First Steps purchase, we trust the quality of the brands that we stock and aim to provide as much information as possible in our product descriptions to assist you in getting it right first time. If there is anything that you're not happy about or need assistance with then our customer service team will always be able to help resolve your issue. If you would like to return your item/s, you can do so, provided they are returned within 14 days of delivery and in original, saleable condition with the packaging provided upon receipt. 


Your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn or unused, with tags, and in its original packaging and any costs associated to the return are the responsibility of the customer.


How to return an item

To start a return, you can contact us at

Let us know your name, email address, the item you wish to return, the reason for return and if you want a refund or exchange.

Please note that all returns will need to be sent to the following address: 

Unit 9 Westgate Business Park,
V95 YA2R.
Any items returned to us are at your own risk and expense, so we recommend using a recorded service as My First Steps is not liable for these costs of lost items.

For convenience please note you can arrange a 'label free' return through An Post, this cost is not covered by My First Steps;

Items sent back to us without first requesting a return will not be accepted. You can always contact us for any return question at


Damages and issues

Each item is thoroughly checked before dispatch, however please inspect your order upon receipt and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you received the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and make it right.


Exceptions / Non-returnable items

Certain types of items cannot be returned, like custom products (such as special orders or personalised items).

Unfortunately, we cannot accept returns on sale/outlet items, gift cards, socks or tights.
European Union 14 day cooling off period
Notwithstanding the above, if the merchandise is being shipped into the European Union, you have the right to return your order within 14 days, for any reason and without a justification. As above, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn or unused, with tags, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase.


We will notify you once we’ve received and inspected your return, and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, you’ll be automatically refunded on your original payment method within 5 business days. The refund amount will be the total amount paid for the items purchased (not including postage and packaging on non-faulty items). Each payment method has its own processing timescales for returns and My First Steps accepts no responsibility for these timescales. Refunds will always be processed through the website and no direct transfers will be made.
If more than 10 business days have passed since we’ve approved your return, please contact us at

In store exchanges - refunds

You may return an item bought online in store, however your refund will be processed through the online system and via your original payment method. Items purchased in store may be returned or exchanged in the same condition within 14 days.