Tips for Traveling During Pregnancy

Travel is one of the best things in the world, but if you are planning a trip when you’re pregnant, there are some cautions must be observed to ensure your safety and that of your baby.

Many couples choose to make one last trip before the baby is born, many because they think soon they will not have this opportunity, whether for monetary issues or because they’re not going to get separated from his child.

If this is your case, be aware that you need a extra planning, there are cautions must be observed, timetables that must respect and maintain routines.

See our tips for planning your trip safely:

-Local. The choice of destination is the first step to organizing your trip. Choose a country/city that isn’t and if there’s a problem there’s a doctor/hospital available.

-When. The best, and safest, time to travel is in the second quarter. Don’t let the last quarter because the tiredness will be larger and will not enjoy the trip. Not to mention the risk of a premature birth. In the first quarter, the risk of miscarriage is higher. Anyway, you should always seek advice with your middle and follow all the directions.

-Prevention. To travel to the country of destination is required or advisable to take any vaccine or preventive medication, check with your doctor if you really can take and if there is no problem. See also with him which drugs that prevention should take, if you have a problem abroad as well as prenatal vitamins.

Travel is one of the best things in the world, but if you are planning a trip when you’re pregnant, there are some cautions must be observed to ensure your safety and that of your baby.

-Plane. If air travel airline to confirm what is the policy regarding expectant mothers. Large part, requires a doctor’s note from the seventh month of pregnancy, because in the case of a premature birth or other medical complication, the plane is forced to land.

-Safe. On any trip is important to have a secure, especially in this case. May request the European health insurance card, in the case of travel to Europe, but find out about other insurance in case you need assistance abroad.

-Accessibility. When choosing the accommodation where you will be staying, make sure of the accessibility of the same. See if has no flights of stairs and if you have the necessary comfort for the days that are out of your home.

-Necessary documents. In addition to the passport or identification card, you should carry the pregnancy Newsletter, where you have gathered all the medical information.

-Luggage. Take only the necessary and indispensable for your trip. Avoid walking loaded with clothing and accessories that then you won’t even use. A good idea is to take dresses for pregnancy.

-Trip. On the day of the trip and return, choose comfortable clothing, socks or tights, as well as a range of support for the belly. Either by car or plane it is important to drink plenty of fluids and make stops or get up to walk a little.

-Food stamps. Follow medical recommendations with regard to that, and that it is not advisable to eat. Normally the cuisine of other country differs from ours, so all precautions are needed to prevent food poisoning.

-Planning. Make your trip planning organized the. Organize your days and mandatory tourist spots with logic, i.e. not conjugate in one day programs where you have to walk a lot and be many hours standing. Schedule a day with more relaxed and other activities that will require greater physical effort.

-Avoid queues. The planning is also important in the case of programmes requiring purchase of tickets or tickets. See if you can buy them in advance on the internet, for example, or see if there is a priority for pregnant women.