Start the journey with the most important accessory: a safe car seat that’s properly installed.
Maxi-Cosi Mico 30 infant car seat, $200
Warm up bottles en route with a handy heating device that plugs into car adapter outlets.
Munchkin travel bottle warmer, $25
Bring along an extra pacifier (or five), so there’s a backup when one gets dropped.
Philips Avent pacifier, $6 for two
Tuck in a head support that will keep baby’s noggin from lolling to the side during naps.
Baby Elephant Ears head support, $22
Pack everything you could possibly need in a bag that you can keep right beside you for easy access.
STATE Wellington tote, $255
Stick a shade on the window to ensure your small-fry doesn’t get uncomfortable should the sun make an appearance.
Skip Hop window shade, $20
Set up a mirror that will offer baby some entertainment—and allow you to see her from your spot in the front.
Brica musical auto mirror, $30
Put big sis in charge of offering up toys when your tiny passenger gets grumpy.
Taf Toys toy, $14
Dress your bean in soft, cozy clothes so she can travel in comfort.
Estella organic romper, $68
Bring a changing pad in anticipation of backseat diaper swaps at rest stops.
Logan & Lenora changing pad, $19
Make your holiday road trip a smoother ride with these smart upgrades.
Produced by Lacey Major © Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine
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