Flying baby hammock... really? :)

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  1. viguera
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    This is a ridiculous idea, but I'm probably just mad because I didn't think of it. I'm sure whoever came up with it is laughing all the way to the bank charging people $45 a pop. :)

    https://flyebaby.com/

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    It is exactly what it looks like... a hammock that you strap to the tray table (and hope it holds, and that you don't want to eat/drink or get up to use the restroom) and you strap the baby to it and voilà.

    :)
     
  2. Pat89339
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    Looks like she's sitting in Economy Plus! :) Otherwise, that baby's head would be up against the seat in front of them and then what would happen when the person in front reclines? :eek:
     
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  3. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    Looks like you could just let your baby hang in the hammock while you go to the lav :)

    Is it just me or are those windows rather big for an airplane?

    What happens if the passenger in the seat in front of the mom reclines "full speed"?
     
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    What happens during turbulence when the adult thinks "well, the baby's strapped in so we're all safe." Except that the baby is injured when he/she slams face first into the seat he/she is attached to.
     
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    or worse with sudden deceleration and mom/dad squashes poor baby as their upper body shots forward:(
     
  6. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    Presumably the airlines would not allow the use of this contraption during take-off and landing as it blocks the access to the aisle and prevents rapid evacuation. And I don't recall ever encountering sudden deceleration in flight that was forceful enough to make my upper body shoot forward :)
     
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    I had a laptop break when the guy in front of me reclined his seat forcefully. Sure would not want my baby in that position. Now you just need to add those gadgets that stopped the seat in front from reclining and it might be worht the risk :)
     
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    Not only that, it is the same cloud formation in both windows! :D
     
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    Good point!
     
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    I could see that thing flip up, almost over the seat and face plant that tot, kicking the poor sap sitting in front of them right in the face. Especially if you had a sudden altitude drop.
     

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