Life With a Baby

Taking Your Baby Out

When you first get home with your new baby, the idea of taking your baby out in public will probably seem very daunting! This is completely normal, after all you're still getting used to having a baby, and when you first arrive home with your baby you're still in the early stages of learning how to care for your baby. Our section taking your baby out aims to help you reduce the stress of taking your baby out in public, and turn it into a fun, enjoyable experience for both of you. We offer advice on how to deal with those common issues all new parents face, such as how to deal with your baby crying in public, eating out with a baby, and making sure the car is safe for your baby. Being prepared is key to having a stress-free outing, so see our Changebag checklist to make sure you have everything you need to keep your baby happy!


After the first few chaotic weeks or even months have passed, you may start to think about having a family holiday (you've deserved it!). Going on holiday can take a fair amount of planning when you have a baby in tow, so check out our article on taking baby on holiday for tips on important topics such as vaccinations, where to go, how to cope in hot countries and what to pack.

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