As if being a parent of a baby isn't stressful enough, trying to travel safely during a season fraught with frigid temperatures and more cars on the road than usual can be overwhelming. Even with a great heating system in your vehicle, you're probably still interested in hacks to keep your baby warm in a cold car. Whether you're going out for a quick trip to the store or you're packing up for a long drive to visit family for the holidays, you'll want to make sure your little one is comfortable despite the weather outside.
It certainly doesn't help that there always seems to be some new piece of advice or warning — each more absolute and urgent than the last — when it comes to what you should and shouldn't do for your baby. From friends and family who mean well to complete strangers and online comment sections, everyone has an opinion. So how do you sift through all this information? First and foremost, I suggest you trust your gut. Your first instinct is often the right one, since every parent's top priority is their child's safety. As always, it's never a bad idea to double check your intuition with your baby's physician. So as you get ready to bundle up and hit the road, check out these ways to keep your baby warm in a cold car.