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How old can a new born baby be before they can take a plane trip?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: No reason Not to

I am unaware of any medical reason that a baby can not fly if necessary.

In brief: No reason Not to

I am unaware of any medical reason that a baby can not fly if necessary.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Martin Raff
Babies, however, may be more affected by altitude changes since they do not know how to clear their ears, and may develop severe pain. Having a pacifier to suck on may help.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on situation

During a stint in the military, i routeinly discharged newborns that traveled to the airport for a flight back to the us for their first month or two before returning to japan.
They traveled better than most toddlers or older kids.Considerations such as infectious exposure in transit, risk at the destination ; availability of health care factor in. Live life but plan ahead to protect baby.

In brief: Depends on situation

During a stint in the military, i routeinly discharged newborns that traveled to the airport for a flight back to the us for their first month or two before returning to japan.
They traveled better than most toddlers or older kids.Considerations such as infectious exposure in transit, risk at the destination ; availability of health care factor in. Live life but plan ahead to protect baby.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: That depends

The question is one that is usually answered from doctor and parents value systems! what are the circumstances requiring the trip? How was the delivery for the mother? Any complications for the child? What is the rush to bring the child into the 'outer world'?

In brief: That depends

The question is one that is usually answered from doctor and parents value systems! what are the circumstances requiring the trip? How was the delivery for the mother? Any complications for the child? What is the rush to bring the child into the 'outer world'?
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
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