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A 28-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to travel 4 hours to home with my new born after giving birth and being discharged from hospital? my partner will be driving me. my home is 4 hours away from the hospital i will give birth to. can i travel for 4 hours with my new born-1day

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: The baby will likely tolerate the trip better than you will. I see no problem at all with such a trip.

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