Pregnancy Travel Tips for Moms-to-Be




pregnancy travel

By Nicole Pelletiere

Whether you’re planning a babymoon or a family trip, pregnancy travel calls for some special considerations. Here’s how to stay comfortable and safe—while having a blast.

Pregnancy travel tip #1: First, talk with your doc

The biggest concern with pregnancy travel is the risk of having a preterm birth, says Debbie Gilmore, founder of VacationHomeRentals.com. So before you book those non-refundable airline tickets to Tahiti, be sure to discuss your schedule with your doc to get the all clear. Many cruise lines won’t allow moms-to-be who are past the 24-week mark on board, and most airlines don’t permit women over 8 months pregnant to board without a doctor’s note.