25th November 2019

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Is it safe to fly at 8 months pregnant?

According to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynocologists (ACOG), it can be perfectly safe to fly during your pregnancy, and even well into your third trimester. Air travel is not recommended after 36 weeks—in fact, most airlines won't let pregnant passengers on board after the 36-week mark.

In this regard, is it safe to fly at 32 weeks pregnant?

The safest time to fly during pregnancy is before 37 weeks or, if carrying twins, before 32 weeks, new advice says. If more than 28 weeks pregnant, a woman should take her medical notes and a GP's letter. Many airlines have their own rules on when pregnant women can fly.

Can you fly when you are 12 weeks pregnant?

Some women prefer not to travel in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy because of nausea and feeling very tired during these early stages. The risk of miscarriage is also higher in the first three months, whether you're travelling or not.

What is the cut off for a pregnant woman to fly?

Complete your flight before you reach 36 weeks of pregnancy. Some domestic airlines restrict travel completely or require a medical certificate during the last month of pregnancy. For international flights, the cutoff point often is earlier, sometimes as early as 28 weeks.
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