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Must-Have Baby Travel Essentials You Need

Hannah Needham
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We know the thought of baby travel can be pretty daunting. Being away from home, a fully stocked fridge, and a cupboard full of nappies, it’s enough to put you off going away altogether. But that doesn’t need to be the case, getting out and about with your child has many benefits, from developing their sensory skills to helping lay the foundations for future learning.

Whether you’re visiting family in a nearby town or going overseas, ensure you’ve packed the essentials by following our go-to guide on what to pack when exploring with your baby. Here's everything you need to get prepared for your next baby travel adventure...
babybjorn baby carrier

#1 BABYBJORN Baby Carrier

An absolute MUST-HAVE item to pack when you’re travelling with a baby is a baby carrier. Whether you're simply walking from A to B or staying out all day, baby carriers calm the baby and help to naturally stabilise temperatures. Baby carriers also provide essential skin-to-skin contact and support whilst simultaneously giving you the freedom (and privilege) of being able to use both hands! BABYBJORN carriers are made from super-soft materials and cotton straps meaning ultimate comfort for you and baby.  

#2 HALO SleepSack Sleeping Bags

When it comes to travelling with a little one, having the convenience of setting up a baby's sleeping space anywhere, anytime is crucial. The HALO sleepsack sleeping bag is an essential companion for baby travel, offering comfort and convenience on the go. Its portability and easy setup make it perfect for setting up a cosy sleeping space for your little one wherever you are. And with it's secure design and built-in stability, parents can have peace of mind knowing their baby will sleep safely and soundly during their travels.

halo sleep sack

#3 Angelcare Baby Baths

Bath time can be tricky at the best of times, especially when you're away from familiar surroundings. Something to aid an away-from-home bath time is Angelcare baby baths. A versatile, portable and compact solution for baby travel, they are ergonomically designed to help parents with hands-free washing, playing and having an all-around fun bath time experience, whether at a relative's house or during a hotel stay.

#4 Aden + Anais Swaddles

An essential for all mums and dads, the beauty of the muslin blanket is its multi-functional uses, perfect for offering comfort, your baby will love being swaddled in the breathable soft fabric. The Aden + Anais swaddle blankets are perfect for when travelling with your baby, ideal for spills, spit-ups and as a nursing cover.

Discover all the uses of the Aden + Anais blanket in this handy video.

#5 Done By Deer Feeding Sets

We're all aware of how messy mealtimes can get, whether you're dining alfresco in the park or simply don't have access to baby-friendly kitchenware, the Done by Deer feeding sets will be your saviour. With their compact and portable design, these sets make it easy to feed your baby while travelling without sacrificing comfort or style. The durable materials ensure longevity, allowing parents to rely on them for feeding needs during adventures away from home.

done by deer feeding set

#6 Finnson Changing Bags

Offering a blend of functionality and style, Finnson changing bags are indispensable for baby travel. With their spacious compartments and insulated pockets, these bags provide ample space for storing nappies, wipes, and other essentials while on the move. The durable yet lightweight design ensures comfort and convenience for parents, making them the perfect travel companion for busy families.

finnson changing bag

#7 Konges Sløjd Suitcases

With their sturdy construction and ample storage space, Konges Sløjd suitcases are a must-have for baby travel, providing both practicality and charm. They are a convenient way to organise and transport your baby's essentials and their stylish design adds a touch of style to your travels while ensuring that everything your baby needs is easily accessible on the go.

knges sloejd suitcase

By Hannah Needham

Featured Image Credit – @babybjorn

Hannah Needham
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