You want to take my baby to travel this summer but are still confused in taking care of the baby on a long way, or worrying that the baby’s health will be affected … The following notes will help For dad, mom is no longer confused in deciding to let the baby travel together this summer and the whole family will experience a wonderful summer vacation together.
Prepare items for the baby before the trip
Luggage baby : parents should prepare for him a separate luggage will be very convenient for baby care in the whole trip. Ideally, the mother should prepare a small luggage for the baby to contain essential items for the baby such as clothes, diapers, milk … and add a small portable bag for convenience when needed.
In addition, dad and mom also remember to bring a collapsible stroller, this will be a very useful item. A stroller can become a temporary bed when the baby is tired, needs rest, or used to carry things if the father and mother are too tired to carry the armpits.
Toys for the baby : Dad, mom also do not forget to bring the baby the toys that they like, if in the middle of the road, the baby is nagging, “eating a lot” with familiar toys beside will help the baby be happy and “easy count ”more during the trip.
Baby food : Private food for babies when traveling is essential that parents need to prepare. For babies who are still breastfed or of weaning age, mothers need to bring enough milk, powdered food, water to wash bottles, thermostats for milk while traveling on the train, car … Older baby, daddy, mother prepare some snacks such as snacks, cakes …
Select means of transportation
The means of transport suitable for the whole family when traveling, parents can choose means of transport such as airplanes, trains, or cars. If you are traveling on a plane, you should choose a seat in front and remember to bring a birth certificate for your baby to check in at the airport. If traveling by train or by car, parents should also choose a location with open space and adequate space. Thus, it will make children and parents not tired in the whole journey, but also create a new experience for the baby.
Note when traveling
Going to the beach: Dad, mothers need to keep close with the baby when they let them go to the beach because they are young because they cannot cope with accidents happening while playing at sea such as cramps, drowning, choking…. When you let your baby go to the beach, it is best for parents to let the baby swim near the shore, prepare for the baby to add life jackets and swim buoys, and always stand by and watch and watch for the baby.
Dad, mothers also need to pay attention to avoid getting cold for babies when bathing in the sea. Do not let your baby bathe in the sea for 2 consecutive hours (because the space on the sea is very open, so it is accompanied by a very strong wind, making the baby susceptible to cold infection when on the shore and when bathing shallow). At the same time, when finished bathing on the shore so that the baby still wears wet clothes to play in the sand, it is best to dry, change the baby’s dry clothes. When the body is dry, the baby can run and play in the sea without fear of cold.
The problem of eating and drinking when the baby goes to the father’s beach, the mother should also pay attention. Many babies are allergic to seafood, so mothers should be careful about eating and drinking when they travel to the ocean. In particular, you should avoid those containing high levels of mercury such as shark, tilefish, swordfish, tuna, and large mackerel.
Traveling in the mountains:
For children to travel in the mountains, parents need to really pay attention and consider carefully before letting them go. For children under 2 years old, parents should not choose the mountain as the place to take the baby to travel with. If bringing your baby with you, parents should pay attention to the following:
– Water and food: When traveling in the mountains, the whole family can join a small mountain climbing trip, when climbing will take a lot of water and energy, along the way, you may not be able to buy water and food. Parents should prepare baby water and food.
– Do not let your child climb too high: climbing is very dangerous, so you should not let your baby climb too high or dangerous mountains.
– In the mountains, mosquitoes, squeezed, snakes … are issues that parents should pay attention to. Before going, parents should apply insect repellent creams, reptiles …
– Wearing comfortable, healthy clothes will help your baby feel comfortable during the trip.
Traveling abroad :
If your father or mother takes your baby to travel abroad, you should have your baby go for a health check first, at least about two months. Seek advice from your doctor about keeping your baby’s health on a long trip. If your baby already has a medical condition, ask your doctor to recommend a medical facility where you will go. Ideally, babies under 18 months old should not be allowed to travel abroad.
Dad and mother especially pay attention to bring a birth certificate for the baby to make it easy to check in for the baby at the airport.
It is best for the whole family to travel comfortably, parents should choose places such as eco-tourism resorts, fresh air, swimming pools, beaches … for the whole family as well as the baby. There is a spacious play space, but father and mother take care of the baby. Such places will make both babies and daddy feel very excited.
When taking your baby on a trip, parents need to be very careful in looking after the baby. Dad, mom should write baby’s name, dad-mom’s name, home address, phone number, hotel address on a piece of paper and put it in baby’s pocket. For older children, you need to tell them to protect themselves by whoever they need to see if they can’t see their parents (police officers, security staff at the pier, car, airport …) to find their father mom. It is essential for children to memorize parents’ phone numbers.