Still, I can’t judge a woman for doing what she feels she needs to do to survive a long day of air travel.
But I do question the logic of basing that decision on what’s best for fellow travelers rather than what’s best for the child.
I do know of mum's that give there LOs calpol to encourage sleep at night.
We're going on a long flight with our toddler who really doesn't travel well (economy class with active, agitated toddler sitting on our laps ).
Usually administered on the advice of a GP to treat motion sickness or discomfort from certain allergies, it has become the secret weapon for many middle-class mothers embarking on long-haul flights.