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Need suggestion for international flight travel during pregnancy, which week is good, and travel tips.

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Dr. Keita Sakon
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Check with airline

You should check to see how far you can be to travel.
A lot of airlines won't let you fly internationally beyond 30 weeks. I would say 2nd trimester is the best time to travel.

In brief: Check with airline

You should check to see how far you can be to travel.
A lot of airlines won't let you fly internationally beyond 30 weeks. I would say 2nd trimester is the best time to travel.
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Dr. Liza Kunz
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Prevent clots

Make sure you get up and walk at least once every other hour. Drink lots of water to stay hydrated.
Consider buying compression socks/tights if the flight is particularly long. Try to limit your international flights to before the third trimester.

In brief: Prevent clots

Make sure you get up and walk at least once every other hour. Drink lots of water to stay hydrated.
Consider buying compression socks/tights if the flight is particularly long. Try to limit your international flights to before the third trimester.
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Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Second trimester

Weeks 14-28 are safest-especially for long flights across oceans (oxymetazoline).
Make sure airlines have no restrictions.

In brief: Second trimester

Weeks 14-28 are safest-especially for long flights across oceans (oxymetazoline).
Make sure airlines have no restrictions.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Pregnancy Air travel

The second trimester is an ideal time to travel.
f you are healthy with no complications – it is usually safe to travel up to 36 weeks of pregnancy. However airlines vary widely regarding their pregnancy policies. Some have no restrictions beginning at 28 weeks. Medical certificates may be required that need to be filled out in as little as within 48 hours of your flight. Check your airline's >

In brief: Pregnancy Air travel

The second trimester is an ideal time to travel.
f you are healthy with no complications – it is usually safe to travel up to 36 weeks of pregnancy. However airlines vary widely regarding their pregnancy policies. Some have no restrictions beginning at 28 weeks. Medical certificates may be required that need to be filled out in as little as within 48 hours of your flight. Check your airline's >
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
policy for international flights (which are usually stricter than domestic flights). To increase safety & comfort– wear compression stockings, hydrate well, get up & walk about every 2 hours, select an aisle seat, avoid carbonated beverages & use a seat belt.
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine

In brief: Hopefully the link

Below would help.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/air-travel-during-pregnancy/an00398.

In brief: Hopefully the link

Below would help.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/air-travel-during-pregnancy/an00398.
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