No matter how much you prepare for your first trip with baby, there will likely be a few hiccups along the way. It’s unchartered territory for parents and baby, so the best you can do is pack the baby essentials and hope for the best.
Krupa Patel Bala was onboard a 13-hour flight with her husband and their 8-month-old son, when the baby started crying uncontrollably. Frustrated and stressed by the situation at hand, things escalated when a flight attendant scolded them for not being able to control their baby.
Outraged by the way her family was treated, Bala took to social media to share their horrible experience.
“I’m currently in business class on [United Airlines] 870 from Sydney to San Francisco, and I’m beyond infuriated at the inflight experience I’m having with our head flight attendant, as she just told me it’s ‘absolutely unacceptable’ for my baby to cry on the plane,” she shares.
“Now, I don’t really know what’s wrong with my baby, but he tends to cry from time to time. I hear that’s common with newborns, but this is my only child, so I could be mistaken,” Bala quips. “After about five minutes of the baby crying in the bassinet, Linda—the flight attendant…