9 tips for flying with children

To the window!

Window and aisle seats provide the most space (and the least stress).

You can reduce the anxiety or over-stimulation of the experience by finding seats near the window or aisle. This will make you and your child more comfortable and keep other passengers from pressing in on both sides. Window seats may also afford more privacy for breastfeeding mothers.

Reviewed by Dr. Kristie Rivers, September 2020

References

  1. American Academy of Pediatrics. Family Friendly Flying.
  2. University of Maryland Medical Center. Motion Sickness.

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