Mamas.. what advice would you give someone about to fly with a baby?
Monroe might take his first flight this Winter.. so any tips would be appreciated :)
I know all about feeding on take off and landing.. for their ears.. and trying to keep them busy.. but what else?
Bring your own carseat. If you can bring your infant seat that clicks in your stroller it will make things a lot easier. THen you are not renting a carseat cause you don't know the history of them...
So basicly in your carry on, a diaper bag or backpack. Backpack might be easier cause it can carried on your back and they are not as bulky and fit under the seat better...
*Go early to get threw security. They should help you get everything threw the machines
*pack enough formula for the plane ride. Pack or bring bottled water tell them its for the baby
*Bring a blanket
*Bring your own car seat and stroller
*Diaper and wipes and 1 or 2 extra clothes for baby and an extra shirt for you just in case
*A few toys
Dont forget your tickets. purse, phone, the basics for you. Get you some snacks and something to drink in a bottle so you can close it. open cups and babies don't go well...
Let him run around the terminal before you get on the plane its a really long time to have to sit... get that energy out so hopefully he sleeps on the plane...
Good luck if you have someone who can help you go with you thats helps a lot... The TSA security people will not hold your baby while you fold up your stroller... at least they didn't for me... That's why I say go early like 2-3 hours before your flight just to get threw security and all that O-well if you have to sit around and wait your lil man can play and burn off energy while your waiting for your plane...
Have fun take pictures of his first flight. Don't worry you will get threw it all :) Have fun :)