Tips and Tricks: Baby Travel Gear
When it’s time to show off your precious new cargo, you’ll need a whole other set of products to get out of the house with safety and style. Car seats are now required by every state in the U.S., in some states to age 8. So, it’s a good idea to spend some extra time learning about this important purchase.
- Car seat
- Travel system or stroller (with reclining seat for a newborn): Collapsible strollerscan be gate-checked or stored in the overhead bin of an airplane.
- Baby carrier
- Baby bunting bag or footmuff
- Diaper bag
- Diaper and wipes case: One for each hour you’ll be in transit, plus extras in case of delays
- Portable play yard
- Start preparing to pack a few days before you travel. Keep a running list of things to take, or put items out on a table or dresser as you think of them.
- Use a diaper bag with a waterproof lining and a shoulder strap.
- Be prepared..Tuck an extra outfit or two for your baby into your carry-on bag.
- Prevent leaks by packing medicines and toiletries in resealable plastic bags.
- Pack each of your baby’s outfits in its own zipped plastic bag so you don’t have to hunt around for tiny socks, shirts, and so on.
- Take your camera, battery charger, and an extra memory card.
- Take a clip-on reading light so you can read without disturbing your baby.
- Take the phone number for your baby’s healthcare provider in case you have questions while you’re on the road.
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