Question: Can I Take My Newborn Out In Public?

In fact, if it’s not too hot or cold out, you should feel free to take your baby outside whenever you feel up to it — you both would both probably enjoy a stroll outside and some fresh air!

Some doctors prefer for parents to wait until their baby is a few months old before going to crowded public places.

When can you take a newborn out of the house?

But it’s best to avoid large, crowded, enclosed places with poor ventilation (like the mall) until your baby is 6 to 8 weeks, which limits her exposure to airborne germs that could be dangerous for her immature immune system.

Can I take my newborn to the park?

While it’s fine to go out in the yard or to a quiet park, you’ll want to try your best to avoid places where there are crowds for the first several weeks of your baby’s life. Once your baby reaches 2 to 3 months, her immune system will mature significantly and you won’t need to be as concerned.

When can a newborn go outside in the summer?

The worst time for your baby (and you, for that matter) to be outdoors is between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., when the sun does the most harm to skin, says Eric Siegel, M.D., a dermatologist in Millburn, New Jersey. Plan outdoor activities for before or after this peak period.

How long until you can take a newborn out in public?

But it’s best to avoid large, crowded, enclosed places with poor ventilation (like the mall) until your baby is 6 to 8 weeks, which limits her exposure to airborne germs that could be dangerous for her immature immune system.

Can I take my newborn for a walk outside?

As soon as you feel ready, it’s fine to take your newborn baby for a short walk in his pushchair, pram or sling, or to visit friends or family nearby. When you are out with your baby, make sure you dress him appropriately for the weather. Most parents tend to overdress their babies.