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Concerns traveling with newborn on a plane

Hello I am looking for advice in regard to traveling with a newborn on a plane…not specifically about the current virus issues, general issues with a newborn being on a plane and their immune system being vulnerable…would driving be better than flying despite a very long cross country drive?  Should I be very concerned about this or not worry so much?  Any thoughts would be appreciated.  Thank you again to all who take the time to respond.


We traveled by plane with our newborn. We did drive a bit to cut out layovers. We needed a letter saying she was cleared to fly for the airline. We put her in a sling carrier and stayed away from everyone and everything. It was fine. Obviously crazy now with current virus situation.

Posted by hurryupnwait on Mar 17, 2020 at 4:56pm

Thank you hurryupnwait for your response.  May I ask which sling you like best?  Thanks again.

Posted by BabyBlessings on Mar 18, 2020 at 2:02am

Check with your agency as I have heard many are enacting “No Fly” rules for their new adoptive parents.

Posted by Danielle Pennel on Mar 20, 2020 at 8:26pm

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