When is the best and safest time to travel by plane during pregnancy?

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

The very best time to travel by plane whilst pregnant is in the second trimester where the risk of labor during travel is low. It is also the time when most of your morning sickness will have gone and you will feel much more comfortable in your pregnancy. If your pregnancy is complicated with medical [...]

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Traveling Around when Pregnant

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

Just because you find out you are pregnant, doesn’t mean you have to stay indoors for the whole nine months. If you have travel plans you shouldn’t have to cancel everything to prepare for your pregnancy. If you are looking forward to a long journey try to reschedule it to within your second trimester. During [...]

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The Complete All Round Travel Guide for Pregnant Women

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

Preparation: • Talk to your doctor about your travel plans, you may need your prenatal chart and a reference to a doctor at your destination. • Make sure your travel insurance covers your pregnancy. This may mean paying extra premiums. • Take plenty of water and sick bags for the journey. If travelling by car, [...]

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Ten Safety Concerns for Flying During Pregnancy Explained

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

This will be the main question on every pregnant woman’s lips that has travel plans abroad. Safety is one of the big concerns during pregnancy and there are so many safety concerns that will pop up when thinking about traveling by plane that you would have not given a second thought about before.  These are [...]

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Flying During the Third Trimester

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

Generally speaking there is no cause for concern when it comes to flying during your third trimester. However, it is important to discuss your trip plans with your general practitioner before you book your flight. If you booked your flight early on and you find out you will be in your third trimester during this [...]

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Flying during Pregnancy in the First Trimester

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (1)

Flying during pregnancy is usually best left until the second trimester when there is no risk of miscarriage, no risk of labor and no (or reduced) morning sickness. However, we don’t always have the foresight to know exactly when we get pregnant and it shouldn’t stop you from living your life normally in the meantime. [...]

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Flying During Pregnancy and Cosmic Radiation

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

What is Cosmic Radiation? Cosmic radiation is charged particles such as protons and helium ions. These particles move through space and originate from outside of our solar system as well as the sun. When these particles enter our Earth’s atmosphere they collide with various atoms creating secondary radiation. By the time this radiation has reached [...]

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Flight Attendants’ Guide to Flying during Pregnancy

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

Flying can be scary enough on it’s own without learning you are pregnant too, but for airplane workers it can be even more distressing especially when you have a lot of questions about flying during pregnancy and your job. If your job entails flying whether you are a flight attendant, a pilot or anything else [...]

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Essentials for Flying during Pregnancy

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

If you are preparing to fly and are pregnant you should ensure you do so fully prepared. Especially when in a foreign country things can seem very confusing and it’s vital that you will still have everything you need just in case.  That means there are certain things you must do and must bring with [...]

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DVT and Flying during Pregnancy

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

What does DVT mean? DVT stands for Deep Vein Thrombosis. It is a blood clot that forms in a deep leg vein. Deep veins are those that are large and the main supply to all the smaller veins. Deep leg veins go through the muscles of the calf and thighs and can’t be seen through [...]

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Is It Safe to Travel by Plane Whilst Pregnant?

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

Traveling by plane is safe throughout a large proportion of your pregnancy. The ideal time to fly is between 14 to 27 weeks which is also known as the second trimester. This is because in most cases, morning sickness is likely to have passed, you will find yourself much more energetic and healthy and most [...]

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