After your baby arrives in your family your everyday routine will observe a little change. Now your plans will have to be made according to your baby’s comfort.
The road trips will require you to carry the baby seat along. The flights will not be complete without an extra pair of bibs and you will naturally become extra careful and attentive while traveling with your little one. To help you with the changes and ease your travel with the baby, we have brought a few things that you would surely want to read. So just keep scrolling!
Here are some Tips you can follow to ensure a comfortable Travelling with your baby on board –
#1 Plan it well –
Make a quick list of all the essentials your baby needs. Keep some of the favorite toys for your baby so that he does not get bored on the way.
#2 No leaks allowed –
Pack diapers in your bags which have a good plastic lining for better care of the baby, by avoiding leaking diapers, on the long go.
#3 Ready to have food –
Always pack ready to have, healthy and fresh snacks for your baby like sweet potato fries, baby biscuits, oat cookies and fresh fruits.
#4 Safety first –
Always keep the seat belts fastened to the carrier of your baby to keep him safe.
#5 For a clean journey –
Don’t forget to keep wipes and extra clothes for the baby as the journey can get a little messy with the little one.
#6 Pack baby’s ride assistant –
Strollers can prove handy when you are traveling with the baby to some tourist spot. Keep baby carriers with you so that the little one can tag along.
Tips to be followed while Traveling with the Baby by Car –
#1 Fasten the Seatbelts –
Usually, your baby is made to sit in his car seat when traveling in a car. Always ensure that the seat belt is fastened to the baby for proper safety.
#2 Avoid feeding in moving car –
Because the baby can get irritated and uncomfortable while feeding in a moving vehicle. Stop for baby feeding breaks on long journeys.
#3 For sleep time –
For quick naps, try reading bedtime stories or sing lullabies to your baby.
#4 Shade Screen –
Cover the window of your baby’s side with good shade screens so that your little one does not get affected by sun’s rays during day travel.
Tips to Be Followed When Traveling With the Baby by Airplane –
#1 Make your baby comfortable –
The flight can be discomforting for the first time. Try playing pat-a-cake or peek-a-boo with him to ease his discomfort.
#2 Protect her ears –
The pressure can be introduced to your baby’s ear when the plane takes-off or lands. Pacifiers can help to relieve the baby when he sucks on it.
#3 For hygiene at airports –
Carry wet wipes, good quality diapers and a washcloth bag for carrying your baby’s clothes and essentials that will prove handy while you stay with your baby at the airport.
Tips for Traveling With the Baby by Train –
#1 Enjoy the ride –
The best part about train travel is that you get a number of distractions like trees, animals, farms, etc. which can keep your baby entertained.
#2 Utilize the ample space –
Travel by train is also quite comfortable with good space to sleep and walk around.
#3 Sunscreen for baby as well –
Sun knows age restrictions, therefore, apply sunscreen on your baby’s hands and face during train travel to prevent any skin damage that exposure to the sun might cause.
#4 First aid –
You should never forget a first aid kit having all essential supplies for the treatment of minor injuries.
Bonus Section (Travel during Pregnancy)-
Here are some tips from the Sheroes team for times when you have to travel during pregnancy. Do check it out.
With an addition of a new member to your family responsibilities are to be increased for sure whether at home or when traveling. But the journey can get more fun with the baby if you consider the travel tips listed above. Make sure you try to follow the tips and see how your travel becomes easy.
We would request and encourage you to share your similar experiences of traveling with your little one in the comments section below.
Last month my baby experienced his first air trip & he just enjoyed alot..
Teresa vinu says
Am excited! My 3 months baby is gng to travel in flight for the frst tym!!!!
I’m going to travel with my kiddo after couple of months by airplane. He is one and half yr old. I’m worried about pressure created on ears while take off and landing.
From the age of just 9mnth my daughter traveling by train 2 time up-down in a month. I carry a lot of foods, clothes, water, some pictorial books and ofcourse fully recharged mobile phone.
Team Babygogo says
Thanks for Sharing your Experience with us Sanchari. Happy Parenting…!!! 🙂