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Tips on Traveling With Your Baby on Airplanes

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Traveling with a baby on an airplane can seem like an impossible task, but it really doesn’t have to be. With a little preparation, air travel with your baby can be pleasant and successful. If your partner, spouse, or a friend is coming along, then baby travel is even easier!

These tips for baby travel will help you make those first few outings with your little one a smooth ride.

Ask for help.

If you’re traveling alone, you’ll definitely want to ask for help from friendly travelers. Accept offers to help load the stroller onto the security belt or place your luggage into the overhead compartment.

Try to keep calm and do your best.

There may be times you feel completely overwhelmed with the various aspects of traveling with your baby. You have a lot to handle, after all, from getting checked in and through security to soothing your baby on the trip. Remember that the calmer you are, the more likely it is that your baby will stay calm, too.

Do what you must.

Creativity is nothing new for parents — we’re constantly thinking up ways to get things done when it comes to our babies. Baby travel is no different. You may find you need to do something a little different to help your baby get through his travel experience as smoothly as possible. Try singing a new song to catch your baby’s interest, or break out a toy he hasn’t played with in a while.

 
 
 
 

 

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