A 45-year-old member asked:
how safe is infant sleeping in airline basinette in bulkhead?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Deborah Archer answered
18 years experience Pediatrics
Bulkhead???: To clarify you do not mean bulkhead as in overhead compartments? If yes then obviously that is not safe. If you mean in a bassinet at your feet for long flights it is just as safe as as infant being in your arms. I would recommend if airline allows that the bassinet is somehow secured during takeoff and landing.
Answered on May 28, 2015
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