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Is train journey safe during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-May-2014
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User:hi doctor.. this is XXXXXXX wife
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:doing good doctor... am 25 weeks pregnant now....
User:planning to travel during 28 week...
User:is it safe to travel by train or car...
Doctor:Where to? How long is the distance? What is the mode of travel?
User:from bangalore to madurai... about 450-500 km...
Doctor:What is the mode of travel?
User:one way by train and return by car
Doctor:both ways train journey would be better for you
User:ok... couldnt get return tick by train.. planning to try in takkal...
User:journey by car is not safe na doctor
Doctor:train travel is better than car travel
User:ok... in case if dont get train tick.. wat precaution should i take
Doctor:give a ten minute break every 60 to 90 mins
Doctor:get down from the car and walk around a little
Doctor:and then continue your journey
Doctor:drink plenty of water, tender coconut water in between
User:ok doctor...
User:by train should i get a sleeper... or can i book seater.. which is safe docor
Doctor:sleeper is better
User:incase if i get a seater then wat precaution should i take care
Doctor:same thing, keep moving your legs often
Doctor:drink plenty of fluids orally
User:ok doc...
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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