Sedating kids on planes
It’s an anti-histamine (it works against histamines produced by cells in the body as a response to an allergic trigger).
But when you give an oral medicine, it enters the blood stream and has effects all over the body.
Here’s how: request the bulkhead or find an undesirable row towards the back or pick the row just ahead of the emergency exit row that has seats that don’t recline.
Then reserve a window seat and an aisle seat, leaving open the seat in the middle.
One of the side effects from Benadryl is that it’s sedating, hence why people talk about using it for travel.When our family arrives at the airport, everyone looks at us.A few people smile at our kids, ages 1, 3, 6, and 8, but most people start to look nervous once they realize they are about to spend several hours on an airplane with us. ” My husband usually pulls me away before I can reply, “there’s something special in the air.” We fly with our young children every few months.It’s the over the river and through the woods part that can be really tough.I get piles of questions around the holidays about traveling with kids.