Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: tasha | 2008/08/26

Q.

Traveling with 1 month baby

I would like to know if ti is safe to travel with a 4 week old baby?

1. Is it safe to take a 10 hour drive with a baby? With 4 adults in the car?

2. Is it safe to take a 2 hour flight with a baby?

3. Which will be best?

Ps. I intent to breastfeed exclusively.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is not as simple a question as it may appear at first.Given the choice it is probably best to choose the car trip. There is very much less chance of causing an ear problem in particular. None of the adults must smoke and the car must be well ventilated.

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