Having a barfy baby in public will quickly make you understand who nearby is a parent themselves. Being parents of a child who eats by tube feeding (which aggravates reflux), we have had this experience often.
One memorable moment was two years ago when we stepped out of our rental car and walked in to a truck stop carrying our son, whose shirt and pants were covered in prune-colored vomit. As soon as the clerk saw us, she grabbed three towels, escorted us to the shower room and unlocked the door and told us there would not be a charge for it.
Traveling with an infant or toddler is stressful…. [read the rest at Preemie Babies 101]