Originally Posted by mom_2_carson
Thanks for all the advice!
I was planning on packing a soft cooler in my luggage with a bunch of gel icepacks then packing that for the trip home.
When I saw the pp's link with the new rule, my first thought was, "THANK GOODNESS!" I don't have to pump anymore, but I remember when my daughter was 1, I agonized over the newly implemented gels and liquids rules. It only took them 3.5 years to fix it!
I always wondered whether the gel packs would be a problem. It used to not be allowed. I think the quote below means that gel packs are now okay. Maybe the quote below also means that dry ice is okay as well?http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtrav...rial_1059.shtm
Additional items you may bring include:
* Liquids including water, juice, or liquid nutrition or gels for passengers with a disability or medical condition;
* Life-support and life-sustaining liquids such as bone marrow, blood products, and transplant organs;
* Items used to augment the body for medical or cosmetic reasons such as mastectomy products, prosthetic breasts, bras or shells containing gels, saline solution, or other liquids; and,
* Gels or frozen liquids needed to cool disability or medically related items used by persons with disabilities or medical conditions.