Make travelling with your bub easier and lighter with these baby travel essentials
Packing for a holiday can be stressful and even more so for those with babies. The list of items you need to remember feels endless and includes one of the most important things you will need while away for both mummy and bub while you travel and once you arrive at your destination. We’ve rounded up some of the mother and baby travel essentials to pack on your next trip to keep your little one entertained and for the mum to stay comfortable and pampered…
Babybjorn Baby Carrier Harmony
For most parents, the brand Baby Bjorn needs no introduction. Famous for its high-quality baby products, the Swedish brand’s ergonomically designed Baby Carrier Harmony is no exception. The stylish lightweight carrier is the perfect choice if you’re looking for a soft-structured and ergonomic baby carrier with a luxurious feel to bring on your next trip. It’s comfortable and the supersoft mesh hugs your baby and provides a constant feeling of closeness between you both. It’s easy to pack and can be used for newborns (min. 3.2 kg) and up to 15kg, as your baby grows, you can simply adjust the length, leg position, and seat area for optimal comfort. Leave the pram at the hotel and explore your travel destination with your little one by carrying them in this Scandinavian carrier.
Lovevery The Looker Play Kit
Trying to pack toys for a baby can be a challenge, especially if you have a baggage allowance. However, this award-winning play kit focusing on your child’s learning, is easy to carry on the plane or pack into the car. Designed by child development experts who have linked brain science and Montessori play, the box has 10 different play things including black and white patterned mittens, and soft toys which makes playtime fun for your little one’s first few months. Pack the entire kit or select your favourite toys to ensure your baby keeps learning by playing whilst on the road. This clever box is available as a ‘subsription box’ and additional boxes can be conveniently delivered every two- or three-months tailored to your child’s age.
Kollo Health’s Premium Liquid Marine Collagen
For new mums, postpartum skincare products are important and there are several great edible options on the market, such as the award-winning Kollo Health’s Marine Collagen which comes in a convenient sachet perfect for when you are travelling. Each bag contains 10,000mg of marine collagen plus added vitamins B1, B5, B6, B12 and the all-important Vitamin C. Clinical studies that show after 12 weeks of taking the supplement, this helps to promote healthier skin, hair and nails while supporting stronger bone, joint and cartilage function. The product is safe to consume whilst breastfeeding.
RRP:£29.87 / 14 day supply
VOYA Mama Care Stretch Mark Minimising Body Oil
This ultra-nourishing, organic and hydrating body oil is enhanced with Jojoba and Cacay Seed oils which will gorge the skin with Vitamin E to leave it super soft and smooth.Fucus Serratus seaweed extract and Golden Seaweed Extract will assist in promoting the development of Collagen, which helps to strengthen the skin and minimise stretch marks. Pack it on your next trip to help firm and tone your skin during postpartum weight loss. Gently massage into the skin, in upwards motions morning and night, after showering or bathing.
RRP:£40 / 100ml
Baby Bubble Soft Sheep Baby Blanket
Etta Loves Sensory Black And White Playmat for 0-4 months
Keep your baby stimulated whilst on the road with this comfy padded filled organic cotton playmat which is great for tummy time and playtime. Designed alongside our consultant orthoptist specifically to support babies’ visual and cognitive development throughout their first year. The mat is reversible with two different patterns which have been developed to encourage babies to train and use their back, neck and shoulder muscles which helps to prepare for rolling and crawling. The washable mat which is 1m diameter comes with a band to hold the mat together when rolled up which makes it convenient to bring in your suitcase or handluggage.
Caprea Beauty PH Balancing Cleanser 2.0
This organic and gentle cleanser is a foaming wash aimed to clear your skin. It has been developed to prevent oil secretion and protects both mum and baby against air pollution while balancing the skin’s PH. It smells great and leaves the skin feeling clean and fresh.
Beautifect Limited Edition Rose Gold Beautifect Box
Time is precious for busy mum’s on the road, helping you to keep all your beauty products organised in a sleek and stylish Limited Edition Rose Gold Beautifect Box. It’s a revolutionary portable dressing table allowing you to get ready in comfort with everything you need wherever suits you best. You no longer need to be tied down to one place to do your makeup. Get ready in no time with the advanced lighting system using industry-leading lighting with a high CRI for flawless makeup application anywhere!
FRIGG Rope Pacifiers (Sage/Croissant)
Every mama knows you can’t pack enough dummies. These silicone pacifiers has been designed for your baby’s comfort. The outward curve keeps the pacifier off their delicate skin, while features like air holes and a security handle ensure your baby stays safe. Made from 100% medical grade silicone and free from BPA, and PVC, these Danish dummies come in a range of soft colours.