Traveling with children

Alternative Names

Ear pain – flying; Ear pain – airplane

Definition of Traveling with children

Traveling with children presents special challenges. It disrupts familiar routines and imposes new demands. Planning ahead — and involving children in the planning — may lessen the stress of travel.

Review

Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 11/12/2010

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