Outdoors with Baby
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Tips to Safely Introduce Your Baby to the Outdoors
Birds singing in the backyard, light filtering through trees, the smell of honeysuckle on a warm summer night: the nature in your neighborhood will delight a baby’s developing senses. And if you start taking her outside early, she will grow a life-long love of the outdoors.
Create an Outdoor Nursery
Nothing fills a mother-to-be with more excitement than preparing the baby’s room. A nursery provides an oasis of calm for mother and child to get to know each other.
Why not think about creating a similar space outdoors—in a backyard or on a patio? You both will benefit from fresh air—and you’ll be fostering a love of nature...
Host an Outdoor Baby Shower
Planning a baby shower for a special mother-to-be? Invite Mother Nature to the party—host it outside! A backyard, patio or deck works well for a gathering—or you can plug your Zip code into NatureFind to locate a park nearby. Make sure there’s plenty of shade...
Activities for the Outdoor Baby
Spark a life-long love of the outdoors in your little one — explore nature together at each stage of your baby’s first year. Time outside provides fresh air and a change of pace that’s both calming and stimulating for babies—and is sure to boost your mood, too.
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