Whether it’s “up, up and away” or "up, up and stay” planning a vacation for the first time with a baby can be a daunting prospect. How do you make up bottles? What about the water? Will the restaurants help you warm up a feed? And that’s before you try to fit the 16 extra cases you suddenly find yourself needing to transport all your little ones paraphernalia. Here are our top tips for your well-earned vacation (or staycation).
Believe it or not, babies are actually quite transportable. Assuming they have a clean bottom, they spend most of their time sleeping or feeding. Even so, babies are unpredictable little things so it’s best to think ahead and get organised.
First up, comfort! Just as we have ditched the fancy outfits we used to wear for travel, you want your baby to be as comfortable as possible. Light, layered clothing without elasticated waistbands that may dig in will be welcomed by your baby. Always think comfort over cuteness when it comes to travelling.