What to Pack in Your Baby Travel Kit for Carry-On
|

What to Pack in Your Baby Travel Kit for Carry-On

Sure you can bring more than 3.4 ounces of formula, expressed breast milk, baby food, and medicines for your infant or toddler in your carry-on bag (see tips and specifics here). But I recommend keeping a ready-to-go cabin-friendly baby travel kit in your diaper bag. Having these travel essentials at the ready helps streamline your…

Tips for clearing airport security with baby bottles and baby food
| | |

Tips for clearing airport security with baby bottles and baby food

Unlike most air travel passengers who must abide by the TSA’s restrictions for personal liquid and gel items, babies and toddlers—whether flying in a paid seat or on a lap—are allowed to bring additional liquids through airport security, including expressed breast milk, formula, regular milk (which travels best in shelf-stable boxes), low-sugar juices, and baby…

| | |

Families Go Green at Airport Security

On our recent flight out of Oakland International Airport, I was delighted to enter the green lane at security dedicated to “families and special assistance”–primarily because some of my most unpleasant security screenings with babies and children have taken place at OAK (the Moby Wrap debacle included). I’ve actually favored SFO in recent years for…

Tip #44: Baby carriers, wraps, slings, and airport security
|

Tip #44: Baby carriers, wraps, slings, and airport security

Update 6/7/2013 – While it’s much less likely you’ll be asked to remove your baby carrier or sling at airport security these days, the current policy of the TSA states that, “If a baby is carried through the metal detector in a sling, additional screening may be required even if there isn’t an alarm.” Although…