When you’re hitting the road with your new baby, we know it can be challenging to maintain the same healthy routines you practice when caring for your baby at home. You work so hard to create a healthy environment and use products that are made for your baby’s sensitive skin, while also trying to be mindful of your environmental footprint. We’re here to help make sure you don’t have to sacrifice your clean priorities while you’re on the go.
Here are the essentials, and a few insider tips:
Seventh Generation baby wipes may be the most convenient and adaptable item on this list. Having thick baby wipes that are tough and resilient is crucial to ensuring that baby mess don’t get out of hand when you are on the go.
It’s hard to avoid waste when we’re traveling, but here are some great ways to minimize:
Nursing and pumping on the go can be challenging, but the right preparation can keep things smooth. Every nursing mother knows her own comfort level when nursing in public, so do what feels natural to you. If you do prefer a little extra privacy, consider a versatile nursing cover made from organic cotton and bamboo that can be a cover-up, blanket, or even a scarf.
Our friends at Mamava are dedicated to making public places like airports and hospitals more friendly to new moms by providing free, clean, and private spaces to nurse or pump. Their free app makes it easy to find and use the nearest pod. Pumpspotting.com is another great resource for breastfeeding on the go, full of crowdsourced wisdom about where to find power outlets, comfortable seating, privacy, and a sink for washing pump parts.
If you’re leaving home for multiple days, you can feel good about leaving some things behind:
There’s nothing better than introducing your baby to the beautiful world around us, and doing so knowing that you’re still practicing the safe and healthy routines that are so important to you. We hope these tips make your first adventures out with baby fun-filled and unforgettable.