“Hi there, taking my little girl from New Zealand to Melbourne for 10 days to visit family, she will be 17 weeks when we fly, flight is 4 hours, anyone have any tips or advice for making the trip a smooth trip. Thank you” Do you have any tips for taking a baby on a long flight?

Posted by Sarah, 21/04/13

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  • some flights have little pull out beds in front of the seats which you can request.



  • Cuddles, a dummy (if she takes one) and bf or bottle feed at take off and landing.



  • I did Adelaide to uk twice now with a then ten Month old and a then 11-13 month old. most of the time they just sleep. you will probably have no or very minor issues. good luck



  • Sleep beforehand and a good feed.



  • A big feed and howpfully they will rest most of the flight



  • Hope all went well with your trip.



  • A big feed just before you board the plane, maybe they will get sleepy on the flight if you are lucky.



  • Was it great fun? :)



  • How did your holiday go?



  • I don’t think you will have a problem. I did a trip like this with a 3 month old ad I just held her



  • Rach has lots of great info, for future reference



  • I hope everything turned out well for you



  • How beautiful. New Zealand looks amazing. So jealous



  • I hope your trip went well and the flight went smoothly and bub behaved :)



  • Rach has some good info there


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