Flying with your baby is stressful enough, but imagine if you had to figure out what to do when you're stranded in the airport with a baby. That scenario is enough to send any mother over the edge, but luckily there are some things you can do to survive, should you ever find yourself in this situation. Because if you're being realistic, air travel can be delicate; one little wrench in the system means a change of plans for hundreds of travelers.
If two of those travelers happen to be you and your baby, then it's not completely out of question to be prepared with an action plan for how you would make it through being stuck at the airport with a little one. An experienced traveler friend of mine once told me that travel rewards the prepared, and ever since she dropped that knowledge on me, I have seen the difference it makes to have a plan. Of course, you can't think of everything that could go wrong, but considering what may happen in advance gives you an advantage should your travel itinerary have some hiccups.
If you plan on traveling with your baby soon, remember these five tips that will help make your extended airport time way more tolerable.