Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Libra | 2007/04/23

Q.

Flying in Small Aircraft with 5mnth old.

I'd like to know if it would be safe to fly in a Small Airplane (6 Passenger) with my baby of 5 months, if Yes, what necessary precautions need to be taken. Flight will be +- 2 hrs.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I am not too keen on this, but if you are definitely going to fly then make sure your baby is feeding during take off and landing. Before flying use saline nose drops for at least two days in advance and of course on the day you are going to fly.

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