flying with baby - help!!

Taking my lo away to lanzarote at the beginning of march. I`m absolutely petrified and wondering if we have made a really big mistake. really hope she doesn`t scream for the whole plane journey but was wondering if anyone knew what the SP was on taking foods and formulas actually onto the plane? My lo will be 5 months old then and should probably be quite well into the weaning process. x

Posts

  • we went away when lo was 4 months and went to spain and he was fine. he did cry when he was tired and was worse on the way back as had quite slow descent and i think he really hurt his ears. we gave him a bottle of water to try and help, they need somethin to suck on apparently. i also walked him up and down the plane and everyone was cooin over him which entertained him. make sure you take a few fave toys and lo will be fine. with regards to takin food/formula, they make the mother taste it!!its so yummy!!!lol. they then let you take it on board. hope you all enjoy it. fin loved our hols.xxx
  • I stressed for weeks before taking our lo away last year- esp as we have 2 older kids as well (6 and 4 at the time). He was 5 months and was absolutely fantastic- the ppl behind us couldn't believe we had travelled with 3 kids, they were so quiet!!

    I took 3 bottles of boiled cooled water (about 3ozs in each) and my tin of formula I would also reccommend that you take a flask of warm water-that way when lo is ready for a feed just add to the water already in the bottle and mix with your powder.

    Yes you will have to taste any bottled water/formula you take.

    I also took nappies and wipes and if lo uses a dummy put it on one of those wee chain things-that way you won't spend half the flight looking under the seat in front lol.
  • Thanks for the advice. The only other thing that was bothering me was that if you have to try any formula to prove it`s ok, it has to be discarded within 2 hours of not being used so how would i go about giving her a bottle before we land? I did think about taking some of those sealed ready to use cartons to take on the plane with me as they would be easier?
Sign In or Register to comment.

Featured Discussions