Feeding a baby while on the go can be a challenge, but with a little planning and preparation, it's definitely doable. Here are some tips to make it easier:
- Pack a cooler: When you're out and about, it's important to keep your baby's food at a safe temperature. Pack a cooler with ice packs and bring along bottles of expressed breast milk or formula, as well as any pre-made solid foods that need to be kept cold.
- Plan ahead: If you know you'll be out and about during meal times, make sure to pack enough food and bottles for your baby. It's always better to be prepared and have more than you need, rather than running out.
- Keep it clean: Bring along wipes or a small bottle of hand sanitizer to keep surfaces clean when preparing bottles or foods. It's especially important to wash your hands before handling your baby's food.
- Consider convenience: When you're on the go, it can be helpful to pack foods that are easy to transport and serve. Also, if you’re feeding your baby purees, don’t forget to pack Jet by The Clever Baby!
- Be flexible: Your baby's feeding schedule may change while you're out and about. Try to be flexible and go with the flow, and remember that it's okay to feed your baby on demand rather than sticking to a strict schedule.
- Take breaks: If you're out for an extended period of time, it can be helpful to plan for breaks where you can sit down and feed your baby. Look for parks or other quiet, clean spaces where you can relax and focus on feeding your little one.
By following these tips, you can make feeding your baby while on the go a little easier and less stressful. With a little planning and preparation, you can keep your baby happy and well-fed no matter where you go.
Tricia Meyer is a serial entrepreneur, business lawyer and mom of 6! Tricia is the Co-Founder at The Clever Baby. The Clever Baby recently launched its first product Jet - a patented, innovative teether and dispenser all-in-one, and is committed to developing clever products for parents and creating magical moments for babies and kids. Tricia has been featured in many publications including Inc., Crain’s, Chicago Tribune, NBC Chicago, American Express OPEN Forum, and more! Tricia has also received 30+ awards over the course of her career including being recognized by Crain’s Chicago as one of the most influential lawyers in Chicago and by Forbes on the Next1000 list! Learn more about The Clever Baby at www.thecleverbaby.com.