How to Feed Your Baby on the Go

Parents and babies are always on the go. Use these suggestions to keep your baby's food healthy, quick, and convenient.

Instructions

  • Step 1: Pack jars of food Pack jars of commercial or homemade baby food.
  • Step 2: Bring finger foods Bring finger foods such as bite-sized cereal or rice cakes.
  • Step 3: Cut vegetables Cut vegetables into bite-sized pieces. Store them in airtight containers with a little water to maintain freshness.
  • Step 4: Store bottled breast milk Store bottled breast milk in a cooler with ice.
  • TIP: Breast milk will be palatablefor 24 hours if kept cool.
  • Step 5: Add pre-measured formula Add pre-measured formula to your bottles. Add the water only when needed.
  • Step 6: Check the tsa.gov website Check the tsa.gov website for airline regulations regarding infant-related items.
  • TIP: Declare milk, juice, and baby formula at airport security.
  • Step 7: Bring a grinder Bring a food grinder, which is useful if you are eating at restaurants. Enjoy your travels.
  • FACT: A systematic review of existing studies has found no evidence that the restrictions on women in labor eating and drinking have any benefit for most healthy women and their babies.

You Will Need

  • Jars of baby food
  • Finger foods
  • Cut vegetables
  • Airtight containers
  • Water
  • Breast milk
  • Cooler
  • Ice
  • Formula
  • Internet access
  • Food grinder

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