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Safety precautions while flying during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Pregnancy
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Practicing since : 2008
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   Hi, I am 25 weeks prgnant and styaying in 'Denmark
User :  
I want to fly down to India to give birth to my baby
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
How long in pregnancy is safe(and comfortable to fly)
Doctor :   U are safe to fly back home now.

User :  
what precautions should I take while flying.he travel time is around 5 hrs, break of 2 hrs and then 8 hrs
User :  
but i can not fly now as I am working here and have contract till dEc end
Doctor :  
But after 32 weeks i would not recommend you to fly.
User :  
ok, and what precautions should i take while flying
Doctor :  
May i know if this is your first pregnancy?
User :  
yes, his is my first pregnancy
User :  
*this
Doctor :   Do you have any other problem associated with pregnancy

Doctor :  
like hypertension, anaemia,
User :   no, i just have pain in my pubic area .Docs here identified Leucocyttes +++ in my urnie

User :  
no, I my iron level is 7.1.but i dont have hypertension
Doctor :  
Are you on any medications for it.
User :  
no, no medications except multivitamin
Doctor :  
Hb of 7.1 is anaemic.

Doctor :  
And it would not be safe while flying.
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