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How to Take Care of Your Baby on a Trip or Vacation?

8/19/2017 Jhon 0 Comments

Before traveling somewhere with your baby for the first time you need to take the necessary medicine for lowering the high temperature - most often paracetamol or ibuprofen, with advice for the appropriate dose. Take the thermometer in order to apply medicines to lower the temperature in time. Hand luggage should contain diapers, changing clothes, wet wipes, bedspreads, skin care creams, feeding bottle, hygiene products, toys... During the driving, you need to feed, and dress the baby at regular intervals. GrowLegally marijuana consultant will share with you some tips on how to take care of your baby during a trip.

Whatever vehicle you use, check that the seat for your baby is properly positioned. During the journey, the baby should be under constant supervision. The child should be active during the trip, it is best to change the periods of sleep and activity, and keep the baby's attention with the toys that you normally use. While traveling with a car, protect the baby from overheating and direct sunlight with the protectors placed on the side windows, and make sure that the seat parts are not overheated, and that the ac does not blow directly into the child. If you travel by car, take a break every 3 hours, and do everything you need. During the travelling, hygiene is the most important, so that no infections occur.

Children are usually well suited for travel by plane, but this increases the risk of the occurrence of infectious diseases, the most common are in respiratory tract. A painful increase in pressure in the middle ear, is caused by changes in air pressure during the flight, which can be avoided by giving a bottle just before landing. If a baby is born before time or has a significant problem with breathing or some other illness, flying is not recommended in the 1st year. It is best to consult a pediatrician on time.

To avoid nausea in the baby during the trip, avoid eating a meal just before driving or traveling, if you are traveling with a car, provide enough fresh air in the car, avoid loud music, or sudden changes in speed. If the child is older than 2 years, the travel is longer and the child develops nausea, consult a doctor before giving any medicine. If the child gets nausea and vomiting while driving, stop the car and wait for everything to normalize.

During the summer, it is necessary to take care of the protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Direct exposure to sun rays, especially from 10-15 o’clock, is harmful. If a baby is younger than 6 months, he/ she should not be directly exposed, wearing a protection on the skin with light clothing covering to all body parts and putting a hat on his/ her head. In order to avoid excessive loss and lack of fluids, in addition to protective clothing, give your baby enough water. During the hot days, pay attention to whether the baby is wet in the usual way, which can show if she/ heis taking enough fluids. If the baby is not wet, it is possible that fluid intake is not sufficient.