Organizing a Baby’s Suitcase is not an easy task. But with good advice it can become more practical. For Lori Bovara, executive director and Layette’s consultant at Mommy’s Concierge, that task begins with analyzing the daytime and nighttime temperatures at the family’s destination and the number of days the trip will take. So, keeping this in mind, parents can begin to decide what to take the child on the way out.
Tips on what to pack in Baby’s Suitcase
Fabiana Milan, Marketing Director of Alô Bebê, reminds us that it is essential that the family does not forget the child’s documents when packing the suitcase. It is important that parents bring the child’s ID or birth certificate, the insurance card if they have it and the passport if it is a trip abroad.
With the papers separated, it’s time to start organizing the child’s personal items. In the bathroom, Luciana Andrade, creator of the Passalinho brand, recommends that parents bring shampoo, soap, fragrance-free body lotion, a toothbrush and toothpaste (if the baby already uses them), a comb or hairbrush, ointment for chafing and nail clippers. place.
In addition, Laurie remembers the importance of not forgetting sunscreens and repellents, preferably organic so as not to damage the baby’s skin. “In my opinion, a pool/beach outfit cannot be missing, with SPF, a hat and even sunglasses for the little one. Today there are models that do not fall off the head and protect from UVA and UVB rays ”, details the trousseau consultant.
Disposable nappies are also an essential item when putting together a baby’s travel bag. In addition, for places where there is a pool and/or beach, we must not forget the specific diapers for these environments. So, when in doubt about which one to buy, consult your child’s pediatrician.
What to bring in your Baby’s Suitcase: Seasonal clothes
The choice of children’s clothing depends on the temperature of the destination to which the family is going. According to Luciana, it is important to go to the hot spots:
- Short-sleeved bodysuits, T-shirts, and sweatshirts;
- Pants and shorts
- Little monkeys
- Summer pajamas
- Swimming trunks or swimming trunks;
- Long-sleeved sun protection shirt;
- Cotton stays cool.
But if the destination is a very cold place, it is a good idea to wear thermal clothing underneath, because it will keep the baby warm. Coats, gloves and hats are also essential items, for example. Additionally, Counselor Layette recommends that parents bring a thermal blanket and/or fleece blanket.
Stroller and Car Seat
To make the trip more practical, Fabiana advises parents to bring a compact stroller. Yes, it is easier to clean and store. Even on flights, it can be transported inside the plane itself, which reduces the risk of spoiling the product.
A family that is going to travel by car also needs to think about a car seat for the car. “In this case, the main points to consider are safety and comfort, therefore, the car seat must have the Inmetro seal, a five-point seat belt, and be comfortable for the child,” advises the Marketing Director of Hello Baby.
What to pack in your child’s travel suitcase: A first aid kit
Last but not least, the baby travel bag must have a first aid kit. Inside it, it is important that parents have everything from a thermometer to medicines prescribed by the pediatrician for the little one, such as antipyretics, analgesics and even antibiotics if the specialist believes that it is better for the family to take them.