When you have a baby everyone tells you that you aren’t free to travel, that you will have to wait some years before you can go on one of the holidays of your bucket list. Well, I think you need to adjust your way of travelling to fit the needs of your baby, but you shouldn’t quit travelling.
Travelling and specially flying with a baby is not always easy. After each flight I note what went well and what I should do differently next time. Here I want to share my tips for flying with a baby divided by months.
Tips for flying with a baby of up to 6 months
I found relatively easy to fly with our new born. On one hand, new borns sleeps frequently and most probably also during the flights. If they are breastfeed, you don’t need any extra food or bottles. On the other hand, they have to be changed often and the “poop accidents” are frequent. Click on the image to open all tips for flying with a baby up to 6 months.
Tips for flying with a baby between 6 months and 1 year old
From 6 months onward the “bobbies” aren’t enough and you will need to take additional food and drink on the airplane (which can deliver some stress at the security check), also your baby will be awake most of the time and willing to play, crawl and take things. In the the following posts there are some specific tips for flying with a 6 to 12 months baby. Click on the image to see them.
Tips for flying with a baby older than 1 year