Travelling with your baby for the first time? Well, it’s going to be an adventure no doubt, right from packing for your baby till you return.
So let’s begin with packing for your baby’s first trip.
To ensure your baby’s unlimited entertainment: your baby’s favourite toy is a must! Travelling includes planning and you will need to divert your attention to certain logistical issues. That is when your baby will be comforted by your toy. Keep it handy in a bag which is always next to you and easily accessible.
Baby bottle & snacks: A different place will expose your baby to a different climate which could mess up your baby’s eating and sleeping schedule and appetite. But it necessary to keep your baby hydrated and so the baby bottle should be packed in a way that it is handy at all times. Even your baby’s favourite snacks will stimulate some appetite in your baby.
Make sure you pack extra containers for the milk and snacks. In case you buy snacks during your holiday or in case you misplace or dispose of some containers. There are products which are made specifically to store pre-mixed formula.
First Aid: First aid is a must whether or not you are travelling with a baby. But when you are, you must be extra organised and prepared. Change in the climate not only upsets appetite but general health too. From snotty noses to fever, your baby could catch anything, anywhere. So be prepared with the regular medicines which your paediatrician generally prescribes.
Diapers, of course, are always packed in abundance. But the paraphernalia that goes along with them is often forgotten. Like plastic bags to store the used diapers, the soft cloth which you use to wipe while changing diapers and the cream or powder. What would be ideal is a diaper bag which has storage space for all of the above, they even come with a diaper mat on which you can place your baby during a diaper change.
These tips will surely help you be more organised so that you and your baby can have a smooth and stress-free holiday.