How To Survive A Flight With Your Baby On The Plane

March 10, 2019

One of the early parental problems that most of us face is traveling. Traveling somewhere is a difficult task along with baby. Whether you are traveling just to purchase groceries or planning an international trip, you need to think twice about it. 

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Sometimes you cannot avoid traveling. Fortunately, there are many ways to travel conveniently along with your baby. One of the issues arises when visiting another country by plane. Surviving the flight becomes a challenging task. Nevertheless, here are some ways you can survive the flight with baby on the plane:

  1. Pack all the essential things and keep in handbag

Most of us follow the first step i.e. packing all the essential things, but tend to keep it in our suitcases, which cannot be accessed during the flight. It is highly recommendable to keep all the essential stuff for your baby in the handbag that can be accessed while you are traveling in plane. From diapers to baby wipes and toddler-toys to must-have food, keep it with you all the time.

  • Carry a dish towel

It is important to carry a dish towel along with you all the times. One of the last things any parents would want is a major spillage when you are in plane. This would not only cause inconvenience to you and the flight staff, but other passengers as well. In order to avoid embarrassment and all inconvenience, make sure you have a dish towel along with you. It will help to clean all the mess. 

  • Take a travel baby car seat

This is one of the most undermined things when traveling to another country. Some people might think whether it is allowed to have a travel baby car seat in planes. It is absolutely permitted to bring this stuff. This ensures that the baby is kept safe and protected all the times. They will be more comfortable and settled as if they are sitting in a normal car set or in the house. 

  • Pay for extra leg-room

This would save you a lot of inconvenience as well. If you can afford it, then there is no reason for not paying for extra leg-room. Holding the child becomes much more comfortable. There is more room for you to move easily. It even makes the baby more comfortable. Babies can sit in their own way and play with their toys. Fortunately, you will be able to take a nap as well. 

  • Bring the toys and treats

One of the easiest and most preferred ways to distract babies is toys. Make sure you buy your baby the little toys before boarding into the plane. In just a matter of seconds, you would find your baby in a comfortable position. Entertain them by all the toys and treats you can get. 

The bottom line

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A flight with a baby can be a mess. However, following the above methods will ensure that your traveling remains as smooth as possible. 

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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