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is it dangerous for me to vacation at high altitude during pregnancy?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your OB: If you are not from a high altitude place it would be better not to vaca at a high altitude place.
Answered on Mar 6, 2014

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