How To Travel Safely While Pregnant

Posted on Jun 5 2015 - 7:03am by Alexandra Ashton

You must have heard a lot of stories and even more tips on how to behave during pregnancy. During this period of your life everyone will have some advice whether that is about what you eat, how you are dressed, what do you do, how much do you sleep and especially regarding food. Among all these tips surely you have heard from somebody that it is not safe to travel during pregnancy. But is this true? In fact the truth is that you can travel as safely and comfortably as you would in any other occasion. Do not cancel all your plans; just adjust them to your current situation. If you’ve always dreamed about visiting Italy, France or some other beautiful country why should you give up from your dreams? You will definitely have an unforgettable journey if you get permission from your doctor and if you take all the necessary steps before the trip. Did you know that the best time for your travel is during the second trimester? This is the time when the risk of miscarriage or preterm labour is lowest.

Now you know it’s safe to travel during pregnancy if suddenly some important business trip comes up. Of course, you need to be careful and cautious. Before making any plans about your trip you will need to discuss everything with your doctor or midwife no matter which destination you are visiting or trimester you’re traveling in. It is always safest option to discuss all the essential points with them like destination, length, planned activities, health issues and potential medication or vaccinations. You will be completely ready for your trip only after you gather all the information you need to ease your mind as well as your trip. In this useful and interesting infographic get more excellent advices about travelling safely and comfortable during pregnancy.


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Alexandra Ashton, Communications at Neomam Studios , the UK based Infographic Agency. Alexandra is a content and design enthusiast with a keen eye for detail.