There are a variety of factors to consider before making the decision to travel during pregnancy. Some of these factors include your pregnancy status, the destinations you plan to travel to, increased health risks due to being pregnant, and much more.
Most physicians suggest its fine to travel through the 2nd trimester of your pregnancy because pregnancy-related emergencies seem to occur less frequently. If you are pregnant and traveling, it is important to understand that there are risks that can potentially harm your baby during the trip, regardless of whether it’s related to travel or not.
Read this article to learn about the different places pregnant women should avoid traveling to, whether or not it is safe for you to travel, and for answers on the most common questions about traveling during pregnancy.
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