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Offline JubilateDeo

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Re: Long distance flying with 1 year old
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2017, 06:25:37 PM »
I took a 9 hour flight when my daughter was 1.5 years old.  It wasn't the most fun 9 hours of my life, but it was well worth it.  We normally didn't let her watch TV at such a young age, but it was pretty captivating and she did enjoy watching some little videos.  We packed her lots and lots and lots of snacks.  Cheerios and lollipops kept her busy for awhile.  And starting out tired is another good idea.

Is your baby going to be riding on your lap or are you going to get an extra seat?
 
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Re: Long distance flying with 1 year old
« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2017, 05:09:29 PM »
Is your baby going to be riding on your lap or are you going to get an extra seat?

On my lap.. We couldn't afford an extra seat.
 

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Re: Long distance flying with 1 year old
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2017, 06:21:11 PM »
Do you have any advice on how to handle flying for 15/17 hours (2 stops) over the Atlantic with a one year old baby who is very active? Our baby won't sit still for more than a minute at a time and doesn't like to be confined.

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Re: Long distance flying with 1 year old
« Reply #18 on: May 18, 2017, 02:40:08 AM »
Is your baby going to be riding on your lap or are you going to get an extra seat?

On my lap.. We couldn't afford an extra seat.

Oh wow -- I don't envy you that.
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