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The child's first trip by plane

The child's first trip by plane


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One of the most used means of transport is the plane, but the time of the first trip with a child is approaching, doubts and fears arise that can make the flight become a tense moment for parents and children.

Next we will explain how to face the first flight with a child, which despite seeming something that can cause problems, is another experience to live with children, since it is a means of transport that generates a lot of expectation and illusion.

The first thing to keep in mind is that, despite what you may think, children are trained to face a plane trip from the first days of life, although as happens in adults it is advisable to follow a series of guidelines to avoid possible disorders.

The first and last moment of the flight, take-off and landing, is the most delicate because it is very easy to generate a stressful situation in the child. It is advisable to give the baby a bottle or, if the child is older, offer him a candy or gum, to prevent his ears from hurting due to the change in atmospheric pressure. In addition, it is advisable to give your child frequent drinks during the flight, to avoid dehydration due to the dry air of the plane.

Another thing to keep in mind is the child's clothing. You should wear comfortable and suitable clothing for the temperature on the plane, and even if the trip is to take place at night, you can put pajamas on, so that the little one feels more relaxed and can fall asleep with more ease.

Also, if we are aware that the child has a tendency to dizziness, it is recommended that they do not eat too much in the hours before the flight. You can also carry some medicine against seasickness in your hand luggage, to give it to you if necessary. Another thing to include in hand luggage are sterilized bottles, or the usual food that we usually give to the child, to avoid possible digestive disorders.

Finally, we must not forget to include their favorite toys, so that the child can entertain himself during the flight and not find it too heavy.

Diego Fernandez. Editor of our site

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