EPCOT; Mother and Son; Spaceship Earth
  • On Jul 4, 2009
    Rachel from OH 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.

    We leave in 6 days! Our youngest is 6mths. old and I'm wondering about sit-down restaurants. If he's asleep, can we leave him in the stroller or do I have to get him out? Are there other options? Thanks!

    Hi Rachel,

    I traveled to Disney with an infant and was concerned about the same thing.  In most cases, the Cast Members at the restaurants were very accommodating if I showed up with a sleeping baby in a stroller and allowed me to wheel the stroller beside our table.  In some cases, we even got a quiet, out of the way spot and were able to linger over a lovely dinner with my little guy dreaming away beside us.  My recommendation is to arrive at the podium to check in a few minutes later, and be prepared to wait a little longer for the staff to provide you a table that can accommodate a stroller.  At some table service restaurants, we chose to request a booth, and laid our son across the bench with his head propped on a sweatshirt, blanket, etc. as a "pillow".  This worked great as well.  Even though it will be warm (ok, hot) during the day and even during the evenings when you travel, I do recommend bringing a light blanket or jacket to cover the baby with, as it can get chilly in the restaurants.

    Have a wonderful trip!

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