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Travel Mamas Packing List for Babies and Toddlers

Clothing/Accessories

Dressy Outfit
Casual Outfits
Jacket
Sweater
Underwear
Socks
Pajamas (2 Per Baby)
Work Out Clothes
Swimsuit (1 - 2 Per Person)
Swim Cover-Up
Sunglasses
Sunhat
Work Out/Walking Shoes
Sandals
Fancy Shoes
Boots for Cold Weather
Purse
Jewelry
Watch
Barretts/Pony Tail Holders
Umbrella
Beach Bag

Feeding

Breast Pump & Accessories
Baby Bottles
Baby Bottle Brush
Dish Soap
Powdered Formula
Snacks
Baby Spoons
Baby Cereal
Baby Bowls for Cereal
Baby Food
Sippy Cups
Burp Cloths
Bibs

Toiletries/Bath

Soap (Don't Forget Baby Soap!)
Shampoo (And Baby Shampoo!)
Conditioner
Inflatable Baby Tub
Make-Up Bag/Shaving Kit
Hair Products (Gel, Detangler, etc.)
Comb or Brush
Sunblock
Prescription Glasses
Contact Lenses & Accessories
Baby Bath Towel
Bath Toys
Lip Balm with SPF
Tooth Brush
Tooth Paste
Toilet Paper On the Go (Foreign Trips)
Tampons/Maxi-Pads
Birth Control
Hair Dryer (Often Provided)

Entertainment

Magazines
Books
Book Light
Lovey/Blankie/Stuffed Animal/Doll
Toys
Coloring Book
Crayons or Washable Markers
Video Player
DVD's
Tour Guide Books
Beach Towels (Often Provided)
Cards/Travel Board Games
Notepad & Pen

Technology

Cell Phone
Cell Phone Charger
Camera
Extra Camera Battery or Charger
Video Camera
Video Camera Charger
Blank Disks for Video Camera
Walkie-Talkies (Foreign Travel/Cruises)
Small Flashlight
Batteries
Outlet Adapter (Foreign Travel)
Multi-Outlet Extension Cord

Diapering (In Addition to Diaper Bag)

Disposable Changing Pads
Diaper Cream
Box of Wipes
Pull-Ups
Diapers (What You Need + More!)
Travel Potty (For Road Trips)
Sealable Plastic Bags for Diapers
Hand Sanitizer
Disposable Swim Diapers

Baby Gear

Stroller
Baby Carrier (Baby Bjorn or Sling)
Baby Backpack
Car Seat (& Car Seat Base)
Inflatable Infant Pool (For Cruises)
Teething Ring
Pacifiers & Pacifier Hooks
Baby Monitor (Both Pieces)

Bedding

Travel Crib
Travel Crib Sheets (2)
Crib Blankets (2) for Older Babies
Wearable or Swaddle Blanket for Baby
Breathable Blanket for Shading Stroller

Medicine (Check with Doctor First)

Constipation Medication (Ex: Miralax)
Ibuprofin
Acetaminaphen
Cold Medicine
Tummy Medicine
Teething Medicine or Topical Gel
Anti-Diarrheal Medicine
Motion Sickness Medicine
Adult Sleeping Pills or Melatonin
Adult Decongestants
Prescription Medicines
Birth Control Pills
Baby Nasal Saline Drops
Baby's Blue Bulb for Nose
Thermometer
Asthma Inhaler

Miscellaneous

Laundry Soap
Quarters for Laundry
Ear Plugs
Lint Roller
Outlet Converter (For Foreign Travel)
ID/Passport
Tickets/Confirmations/Coupons

Travel Mamas Airplane Carry-On Kit for Babies and Toddlers

Some people will tell you to pack light. These people do not have young children. You may have a lot to lug with you, but you'll thank us at 30,000 miles in the air! Depending on your child's age and needs, you may not need all of the items listed.

Car seat (Even if not booking a seat for baby; it can be gate checked) and/or CARES Restraint from kidsflysafe.com for children who weigh 22-44 pounds
Stroller (It can be gate-checked too)
Diapers (Enough to make it through the flight, plus 3 - 6 extra)
Diaper Cream (Tube must be smaller than 4 ounces due to airline regulations)
Diaper Wipes
Changing Pad (Disposable pads are great!)
Change of Clothes for Baby (And maybe one for you)
Plastic Bags for Soiled Diapers (Barf bags can be used for this as well)
Bottles (Enough to make it through the flight, plus 2 - 3 extra)
Nursing Cover-Up (Like one from www.bebeaulait.com)
Pacifiers (Plenty of 'em stuffed in more than one bag to make retrieval easy)
Powdered Formula (Pre-measured into a plastic container with serving dividers)
Healthy Snacks
"Forbidden" Snacks
No-Spill Snack Container
A Sippy-Cup
Bib (Plastic-coated so it is easily wiped clean)
Baby Spoon
Baby Fork
Baby Food (In plastic containers - twice as much as you think you will need)
Baby Medications (Ibuprofen for sore ears and anything else baby may need - must be 4 oz. or smaller)
Nose Aspirator (The blue booger-bulb for infants)
Digital Armpit Thermometer (Compact and discreet method of checking for fever)
Travel DVD player or Video iPod and Plenty of Kid Movies (And a couple "grown-up" movies for you in case the baby actually sleeps!)
3 - 9 Favorite Books (Depending on the length of the flight)
1 - 2 New Books
1 - 2 Favorite Small Toys
Cuddle Object (Favorite blankie or stuffed toy)
2 - 6 New Small Toys (You can gift wrap these for older toddlers to buy some time)

Pack of Fat Crayons or Washable Markers and a Coloring Book
Stickers
Flash Cards, Lacing Cards or Other Compact Activity (For older toddlers)

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