Whether your family is preparing for a lavish vacation or planning for a get-together away from your premises, traveling becomes an inevitable part. And if it involves your newborn baby, no wonder that it appears to be scary too! We all know that it is not easy. In fact, it’s hard, really hard. But believe us; if everything falls into place, no one in the world enjoys the travel other than the babies. Here, we will discuss some important tips that help new moms to have a better and relaxed journey.
But before going in-depth of best baby travel tips, let us answer an important question every new mom asks us. Is it safe to travel with a newborn baby? Yes, it is completely safe to travel with a newborn. But if you choose air travel, then avoid traveling shortly after the delivery. Keep reading the blog to initiate a baby-friendly and fun-filled trip next time.
- Book the safe baby seat
Even though airlines permit newborns to ride on their parent’s lap, the Federal Aviation Administration advocates putting your baby on secured car seats, also known as infant bassinets for long-haul flights.
- Rely on breast milk instead of powdered formula
We all know the health benefits of drinking breast milk. Breast milk is the best and easily available food for your infants. More than that, during a flight, to help babies cope with the pressure variation it is highly recommended to offer your baby a breast. Sometimes, a pacifier may also serve the purpose.
- Get vaccinated properly
Whether you are preparing for a journey or not, parents are advised to take timely vaccinations for their kids. As it takes time for developing a matured immune system for infants, they are more susceptible to infection. Study the common diseases that exist in your travel destination to have a trouble-free journey.
- Don’t forget to pack baby travel essentials
There is nothing so irritating than carrying heavy luggage and travel around the world. But if you have your infants with you, pack their essentials. From diapers to bottles and appropriate clothes, pack everything needed to make him/her comfortable throughout the journey.
- Eat on time
To avoid digestive problems while traveling, take food on time. This will help you individually and your baby too.
- Don’t get worried over the irregular nap schedule
Babies have a tendency to sleep for more hours while traveling. Don’t expect them to enjoy the surroundings 24/7 as you do!