Last week, Critter and I took an unexpected trip to Myrtle Beach. My parents had this trip planned for months, but when the time came, I was having some unexpected postpartum complications and couldn’t be home alone all the time while Justin was at work. To top it off, I have pretty seriously injured my tailbone. Traveling with a 3 week old baby is obviously not optimal, but sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do.
All in all, the trip went better than any of us could have imagined. Critter is an extremely laid back baby most of the time, which helped a lot. But other than that, my mom had plenty of useful tips for traveling both postpartum and with a baby, and what she didn’t tell me, I learned on the fly. Here’s what I learned this past week: