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Your Guide to Travelling with a Baby

Mother travelling and carrying her babyFlying and traveling with a baby can be a bit of a hard work. You have to bring lots of stuff to keep your baby comfortable all throughout the flight, and you need to remember a couple of things to prevent them from crying during the trip.

Here, we will discuss some things you can do to make sure that your baby would be a hundred percent safe and comfortable in a double rollaway bed during your vacation.

Create a List

Create a checklist of what you need to bring for your baby during the trip. These include the following:

  • Milk and bottles, if you bottle-feed
  • Your baby carrier
  • Receiving blankets
  • Clothes
  • Diapers and a couple of wipes
  • Nursing pads
  • A few of their favorite toys
  • Pacifiers
  • Snacks
  • Ziploc bags for storing soiled diapers and such

Bring a Stroller

You might want to bring your own stroller, especially since some airports have extremely long walkways. Make sure to bring one that collapses easily and is not bulky, so you can just tow it away if needed.

Bring your baby sling if you think that strollers will be too much of a hassle. You can also rent a stroller once you reach your destination, which is a more sensible decision for both you and your baby.

Prepare for Takeoff

Takeoff and landing can cause a little bit of pain for your baby, as the pressure can be too much for them to handle. They are babies and of course, they do not know how to deal with plane pressure yet.

Relieve this pain by bringing their favorite pacifier or bottle, as the sucking motion helps relieve the pressure for them.

Always see to it that both you and your baby are comfortable during the whole flight. You would not want them crying all throughout the flight, so make sure to follow these tips.