• On Aug 9, 2018
    Heather from NJ Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I’m traveling with a 1 year old. Are there cribs and/or other infant accommodations available at the Disney hotels? I’m interested specifically in the Polynesian. Thanks!

    Hi Heather!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! How exciting that you're bringing your tiny Mouseketeer to the Most Magical Place on Earth! I first brought my son at 14-months-old and we had so much fun watching him toddle to his favorite Disney Pals. One huge tip - utilize Disney's PhotoPass Photographers and purchase the Memory Maker Package. I brought our big camera with us on our first few Walt Disney World Resort trips thinking I'd be able to capture the same photos that the professionals took, but I cannot tell you how nice it was being able to enjoy and be present in those moments instead of being the one to capture them.

    Yes! Most Disney Resort Hotels do offer portable cribs and even bed rails for older children to use throughout their stay. Requests for these items can be accommodated at check-in, however it's best to add these items to your reservation in advance. Quantities are limited, however I have seen Cast Members work very hard to accommodate families with littles by borrowing cribs from neighboring resorts. Don't forget to bring your child's favorite bedtime necessities, like their special blanket or sound machine!

    When you're in the parks enjoying your Disney Days, definitely stop by the Baby Care Centers. Here you can do everything from change a diaper to prepare a baby-friendly meal in a microwave, bottle warmer, or even a traditional oven. Baby care centers even sell diapers, baby and toddler foods, and anything else you might need. We've even ducked in one to take a break mid-melt down.

    We'll See You Real Soon, Heather!
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Meet the Panelist: Kristen, Texas

Hi, I'm Kristen! I'm a mom to the best ride buddy and a military spouse who loves keeping up with the latest Disney Parks news. Trips to Disneyland and Walt Disney World have always been fun, but now that I'm the parent AND the planner every moment is that much more treasured.  I am so honored and excited to be able to share tips I've picked up, pass on fun factoids I've learned, and help create magical moments for your vacation of a lifetime!  Learn More About Kristen

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