Doctor insights on:
Riding A Motorcycle While Pregnant
Yes yse yes: Asking for trouble, little one trutsts you so protect both of you, god forbids in an accident its a direct traumaand total control loss. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
"Safe" is relative: While technically speaking, riding won't cause you to have birth defects or shouldn't cause you to miscarry, it does place you at higher risk for injury just by riding a bike in the first place. It is no secret that you are more in danger of being injured by riding a bike than by riding by car and you are putting your baby at risk should you fall off or get into an accident.Use your best judgement ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Motorcycling mothers: Do you have alternate means of transportation available to you such as walking, biking, or a public bus? It is dangerous in the sense that you have less protection than other motorized vehicles that travel at a high speed. Please be careful whichever means of transport you use. Perhaps we need to invent pregnant belly shield helmets? ...Read more
Yes and no: You won't hurt the pregnancy by the bumpiness of the road, but most doctors would recommend not riding motorcycles at all in pregnancy as a fall or crash could hurt you and the baby. Same reason recommend staying off horses. Most of the time you'd be fine, but why take that chance? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not recommended : Riding a motorcycle is not recommended while pregnant and especially not past first trimester. Once in the second trimester the uterus is above the pelvic girdle and no longer has bony protection. Any activity where a fall is a possibility like motorcycle riding, bike riding , skiing , snow boarding could have serious or fatal fetal consequences. A stationary bike is acceptable alternative. ...Read more
Besides the obvious risks, is there any harm caused to an unborn child by riding a motorcycle (vibrations) while pregnant (first trimester)?
Unlikely to matter: Once your placenta has a firm attachment in the uterine wall, the developing embryo/fetus is well protected against repetitive vibrations. I have had mom's teach their jazercise class for the balance of pregnancy & never miss a beat. Occasional mom's with an unstable pregnancy, odd placental attachment or other issue may be advised to maintain a quiet lifestyle, but that is an exception. ...Read more
Was 2 days late for my period but got in a motorcycle wreck and had a concussion the next day bled lightly for 1 day only. Pregnant or possible injury?
Hard to say: Those are rather dramatic circumstances which could've placed you under a lot of stress to be sure....but if you were that close to your period then, I doubt stress itself could've delayed it coming down....then, again the only real way to know for sure would be to get a pregnancy test done. Good luck. ...Read more
What fair rides are safe for pregnant women to ride? I just found out that I am almost five weeks pregnant.
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can pregnant women ride go carts?
- Can pregnant women ride fair rides?
- Can a six month pregnant women ride fair rides?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Drinking aloe vera juice during pregnancy
- Can pregnant women eat clam chowder?
- Can pregnant women eat beetroot?
- Can pregnant women eat crab legs?
- Talk to a obstetrician and gynecologist online