taking baby travelling


Vaccinations In the UK there are some travel vaccinations that cannot be given to infants below certain ages, for example, the NHS are not licenced to administer the typhoid vaccination to infants under the age of 2 years. Check the NHS website for general information on immunisations. Always check with your doctor or nurse well ahead of your departure date which vaccinations your child will need, and how far in advance of travel they must be administered. It is also important to ensure your child is up to date with all their standard vaccinations prior to travel. Protecting Delicate Skin A common problem you may encounter abroad is nappy rash, this may be a new problem for your baby or may be worsened by hot weather and extended periods of sitting in pushchairs, car seats etc. To reduce the effects of this, take plenty of nappy rash cream with…