Baby on Board: 7 Ways to Survive Flying with Your Little One

Photo by: Lauren Hartmann
Get a window seat
This is an especially important tip if you are nursing (which I still am). A window seat will offer you a little more privacy. It will also give you a ... more 
Photo by: Lauren Hartmann
Get a window seat
This is an especially important tip if you are nursing (which I still am). A window seat will offer you a little more privacy. It will also give you a little more liberty to spread out your baby supplies without worrying about things dropping into the aisle. I've had aisle seats and window seats and I definitely prefer the window seats with a little one.
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Tue, Mar 19, 2013 3:08 PM EDT
Anyone who has flown with a baby (or sat near a fussy baby on a flight), knows it isn't easy. But sometimes flying with your baby is just unavoidable -- whether you travel for work, live far away from family or friends, or simply want to take a vacation once in awhile. Luckily, as long as you prepare well in advance, you can make flying with your little one a whole lot easier... for them and you! This week my daughter and I are going to be flying to Los Angeles for a little bit of work, followed by her first trip to Disneyland, so I thought it was time I share a few of my tips for flying with a baby and making it out relatively unscathed. Many of these may be actually contrary to the tips you've read online, but I swear this is what has worked for me! Here are 7 ways I've learned to survive flying with a baby. - By Lauren Hartmann



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