In light of the current swine flu outbreak, many of you might be reconsidering vacation plans, or postponing travel with your babies. As you weigh your plans and strategize about health considerations, you might find some of these tips helpful, especially my article just published on Tips to help protect your baby from flu during travel.
More tips for healthy travels online:
> Food and water safety tips for travel with babies and young children – Going farther afield?
> Healthy travels with babies and young children – Tips to help you prepare for a healthy trip and to manage in case of illness
> When kids get sick while traveling – And how to help prevent illness on the go
> Bring waterproof first-aid tape – What I learned (the hard way) in Mexico with my toddler
> Scorpions, ticks, and bears — oh, my! – Getting out into nature without getting in over your head
> See also: Recommended products for safety and childproofing on the go
In the book:
Remember you’ll also find much more health and safety information for travel with your child throughout his first years, including information on travel vaccinations for babies and breastfeeding mothers, managing mosquitoes, finding medical help where you need it, food and water safety, and more, in Part 3 of Travels with Baby.
Shelly Rivoli, author of the award-winning guide Travels with Baby