Travelling is fun and if you are travelling with an infant do go thru these super cool parenting tips to make the journey easy.
Pre plan :
Check all about travel policies, amenities, shopping for baby supplies including food so you can travel light.
Keep all the travel formalities ready.
Medical records of your baby must be carried along. Digitalize the same so you do not have to carry any paperwork. Inform your paediatrician and learn a few do’s and don’t’s
While booking hotels, make sure they have good ventilation, strollers, doctor on call ( for self) and also procure few names of reputed hospitals nearby.
Whilst travelling :
In a flight, select the seat that is convenient for you and the baby. Check if you can ask for seats with more leg room.
Hydrate yourself, use an accessible bag for change of clothes for yourself as well as baby. Needless to say access to burp clothes, diapers will ease the journey.
The ear pressure is something you will need to manage so perhaps breastfeed them during the time. At all times, exercise patience.
Do know that :
- There could be unexpected disruptions and delays.
- Weather change issues are inevitable. Patience is the key here.
- Consider a baby carrier or sling for hands-free travel and a portable changing pad for on-the-go diaper changes.
- If you have an older child, ensure they have their favourite blankie, toys, books and munchies so as to keep them joyful.
Prepare well in advance but again adjusting as per the travel plans ensures all of your enjoy as a family. Stay happy being a cool parent!