If you are going to be traveling in a plane with your brand new baby this summer, here is a popular past posts with a complete infant travel list to check out and consider printing out.
Enjoy and Be safe!
- Diapers- One for each hour you’ll be in transit, plus extras in case of delays
- Portable Changing Pad to put under your baby during diaper changes.You can buy disposable changing pads at supermarkets or reusable ones at baby stores.
- Blankets-Bring a few — you’ll use them to lay your baby on, cover your baby, cover yourself if you’re nursing, protect your clothes from messy burps,
shade your baby, and more
- Plastic bags- Carry a variety of sizes for storing soiled diapers, clothes, and blankets.
- Diaper rash cream
- Small bottles of disinfecting hand gel, baby wash, and baby lotion
- Extra pacifiers (if your baby uses one)
- A few of your baby’s favorite toys
- Clothes, socks, and booties or shoes
- One to two outfits per day is a good guideline.
- Washable bibs
- Sun hat
- Lightweight plastic feeding set with utensils, and baby food, if your baby’s eating solid foods
- Formula, water, and juice if appropriate
- Extra bottles, nipples, and sippy cups if appropriate
- Energy-boosting snacks for you to munch on
- Breast pump (if you use one)
- So you can keep the room lighting soothingly low during middle-of-the-night diaper changes
- First-aid kit
- Baby pain reliever and supplies for treating minor injuries
- Sling or front carrier – Get a lightweight, hands-free way to keep your baby close in crowded places like airports
- Portable crib or play yard
- A safe place for your baby to sleep or play
- Inflatable baby bathtub -Can make bath time easier at your destination.
- Car seat for safer travel by car or plane
- Collapsible stroller -Can be gate-checked or stored in the overhead bin of an airplane.
- Start preparing to pack a few days before you travel. Keep a running list of things to take, or put items out on a table or dresser as you think of
- Use a diaper bag with a waterproof lining and a shoulder strap.
- Be prepared for leaky diapers and baby spit-up on the airplane: Tuck an extra outfit or two for your baby – and an extra
shirt for you – into your carry-on bag.
- Prevent leaks by packing medicines and toiletries in resealable plastic bags.
- Pack each of your baby’s outfits in its own zipped -plastic bag so you don’t have to hunt around for tiny socks, shirts, and so on.
- Take your camera, battery charger, and an extra memory card.
- Take a clip-on reading light so you can read without disturbing your baby.
- Take the phone number for your baby’s healthcare provider in case you have questions while you’re on the road.
source: As seen on and reprinted with permission from BabyCenter.com,