travelling with young children and sun safety
keep heads covered
• try to do a little research before you go, as every cot,
pram and steriliser provided at your destination means
one less thing for you to take with you. If there are
laundry facilities you can take fewer clothes and if the
hire car company provides car seats it means you won't
making things easier
if you're travelling by car take nursery rhyme and story
CD's, a selection of distracting toys, and a supply of
snacks to avert boredom. Plan frequent stops. An adult in
the back often helps.
be prepared for travel sickness, take suitable bags in
the car or on the plane plus lots of wipes. Consider
travel sickness tablets for older children or anti sickness
pressure point wrist bands.
if you're flying try to book aisle seats close to the loo,
and pack small toys (bring them out one at a time) and
snacks (to avoid ears popping). Take plenty of drinks, a
change of clothes for baby (perhaps even a clean top
check whether you can buy nappies, wipes, formula milk
and baby food at the resort- saves you having to take
lots of supplies.
if you're going overseas, make sure your baby has a
a playshade can help
if you're pregnant your skin may be more sensitive to the
sun, so up the SPF, drink plenty of water and stay in the
shade whenever possible.
small babies should be kept out of the sun altogether so
take a pram parasol, or sun shade to provide cover. A
pop-up beach play shade is useful for day time naps on
the beach and for breastfeeding out of the sun.
buy a high SPF for children and try to give them a good
coating before they get dressed each morning (even if it
looks cloudy- they can still burn). You can always top up
on the beach and after swimming, UV sunsuits give great
peace of mind and protection.
show a good example by wearing a sun hat and
insisting children wear hats too.
for further information
please approach our retail staff for assistance or contact
Customer care department at 6513 3270/
email: [email protected]
ver Jan 2012
Here to help you get ready for your new arrival