Things to keep in mind when plannign an outing with your baby
1 Choose a destination : It is advisable to go to a destination that has a favourable climate and geography, and is easily accessible.
2 Take doctor’s advice: Consult your gynaecologist before the trip. Remember to take the doctor’s note for security checks and other restriction that one can face while travelling.
3 Ensure medical facility: While planning your trip, ensure the presence of quality medical facilities in the vicinity. With technology such as Google Maps, it’s very easy to locate the facilities now. Take down the numbers before hand, confirm them on arrival to the destination and figure out all modes of getting there should the need arise.
4 Minimise travel time: As the idea of the babymoon is to relax and have a good time together, include some stopovers enroute to your destination.
5 Food and medication: While planning the trip, take into consideration food and medication restrictions. Be well-stocked with all medication keeping in mind region-specific restrictions. Carry the updated file of medical records on the expecting mother.
(With inputs from Deepak Tuli, Head, Goibibo)