8-Month-Old Baby (34 weeks)
Road Tripping With a BabyTraveling with a baby by car can either be a logistic nightmare or a piece of cake. Depending on the length of the trip and the temperament of your baby, a lot of the potential negatives can be battled with some good planning and a little luck.
One great tip for traveling with a baby by car is to only pack what you cannot live without. After the first few trips, you'll be amazed at how little you truly need. Try to think about the items you use the most at home and how you can actually get more "mileage" from them.
Helpful Tips for Parents of an 8-Month-Old BabyIn the coming weeks, your baby's weight might become an issue. Depending on the size of the car safety seat that you purchased months ago, the upper weight limit could be rapidly approaching.
Some of the infant-specific seats have maximum weight limits as low as 20 pounds. Because the average 8-month-old baby is generally around 18 and 19 pounds, you may want to revisit the owner's manual to confirm the maximum recommendations for height and weight.