Pre-baby, perhaps you thought nothing of jumping in a car or aboard a train with a weekend bag and travelling hundreds of miles to visit your family, or in-laws.
These days, with an extra person in your party – who, by the way, has the luggage demands of an A-Lister, long journeys are a different prospect entirely.
Here’s how to make long-distance family relationships thrive.
1) Ready-made holiday
When you are packing up what feels like half your house, you may as well take advantage of maternity leave and spend longer than a couple of nights away.