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taking an infant camping

what do you think about taking a 3 month old camping (tent camping)

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Asked by Fallon_Long at 2:41 AM on May. 11, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I would think it would be alright. If you can't fit a pack-n-play in the tent, I'd use one of those little bed divider things designed for parents who co-sleep. Good luck, and have a fun trip!

    Answer by sparrowprincess at 2:44 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • I loved camping with my babies. My only concern was and still is mosquitos. If you are careful though you can have fun.
    Make sure if you are bottle feeding to boil water first and cool it or bring bottled to use for drinking and feeding.
    We had a grand time. Do the usual, sunscreen and water protection, insect protection.
    Have a good time and take a lot of pictures.

    Answer by SusieD250 at 2:59 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • I think it would be fun! I agree with sparrow...i would use the cosleeper in the tent.

    Answer by BethTTC at 3:12 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • I dont see a problem with it!? The weather is nice. I would use the co sleeper or pack & play though. Make sure to keep baby properly dressed as weather permits, bring baby sunscreen & something to keep mosquitos away! Take pics & have fun!

    Answer by whispers2005 at 3:23 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • as long as you're prepared you'll be fine. if you can't fit a playpen you can use a laundry basket as long as they are not rolling over yet.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:31 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • Did it with both my kids at about 2 months old. Just take precautions against bug bites and sunscreen and bring that pack and play along. Both mine went hiking with us while on those camping trips safe and secure in mom's sling!

    Answer by aeneva at 7:31 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • we took a 2 week old camping she slept in a carseat or with me just bring a few extra blnkets and stuff for the bites or rashes have fun

    Answer by goatmom4 at 8:31 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • I took my son camping at that age. It was really easy because he was exclusively breastfeeding. It was pretty cold so I tucked him into my sleeping bag with me, we did great!

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 12:53 PM on May. 11, 2009

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