Archive of ‘Infant Travel’ category

Gear Review: Ergo Ventus baby carrier

Product Description: The ERGObaby Ventus child carrier is a three position carrier for kids 7 – 45 pounds. (Babies up to 12 pounds, or without strong neck and head control should use the infant insert.) With this carrier you are able to place baby on your back, front or hip. It features a mesh panel to […] Read more…

Child travel and sedation: To medicate or not to medicate…

You’ve thought about this, I know I have. Before B’s first long haul flight I even consulted our pediatrician about it: Should I give my child medication to help him/her sleep on the plane?  I  mean, let’s be perfectly honest, if I had a magic sleeping potion for myself – and no kids, mind you – […] Read more…

Malaria: Symptoms, prevention & travel with kids

That high-pitched buzz. That little pinch you feel when you realize too late you’ve been bitten. That incessant itch. Nobody likes a mosquito – at least nobody I know – and a malaria carrying mosquito? I think it’s safe to say those are the worst. While most malaria cases are found in sub-Saharan Africa, your visit […] Read more…

Babyproofing on the Go – 3 Things to Pack When Traveling With a Toddler

I’ll be honest, when I babyproofed at home I really just threw some covers on the outlets and foam pads on the edges of the coffee table. But, that’s because our house was pretty baby-friendly to begin with. Traveling poses a different babyproofing challenge because you don’t always know what to expect in a hotel […] Read more…

How To: Get Your Child’s First Passport

Heading out of the country with your family? Everyone must have a passport, including baby! Passports usually process within 4-6 weeks so apply well in advance, and bring these things with your to your local  Passport Agency : One 2 x 2 inch color photo of the child. A professional picture is preferred, but some easy guidelines […] Read more…

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