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Travelling tips during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Pregnancy
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health quer
User :   Hi doctor..
Doctor :   Hi,
User :My wife is Preganat
User :   and now iam staying in Bahrain.. She is now 13 Weeks
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   Sorry Entering into 14 Week.. now we want to travel to India..
User :   Please advise whether we can travel in Flight..
Doctor :   yes, its ok to travel by flight
User :   Iam really worried will be there any implications in travel Dr..
User :   or miscarriage..
Doctor :   No , unless its a long road travel its ok
Doctor :   no , there are no risks involved
User :   Actually my travel plan is that from Bahrain to Chennai by flight and from there 160 Kms in car to Pondicherry... for ur kind information she is now 14 Weeks ( 4 Month running)
Doctor :   The flight journey , is not aproblem
User :   ok dr..
Doctor :   the journey over road should be hassle free and smooth
Doctor :   its risky in early days of pregnancy as the implantation site will be weak
User :   ok Dr... we will travelling in Innova Car only...
User :   fine Dr....
Doctor :   and in later days with risk of premature cervical os opening or rupture of membranes due to stretch
Doctor :   ok, let the car driving be slow and away from pits
User :   ok Dr
User :   Fine Dr.. now she is in Second Trimester.. so as u advise there is no risk in travelling right Dr
Doctor :   yes,
User :   Ok Dr one more query is it safe to have sex at this stage
Doctor :   yes, the same applies
Doctor :   first and third trimesters are unsafe for intercourse
User :   ok Dr..
User :   Can i wear condoms ? is there any problem dr
Doctor :   Condoms are good
User :   Can u please advise me with any travelling tips
Doctor :   ok, let er be not fed stomach full before al through journey
User :   ok dr..
Doctor :   particularly during take off
User :   ok..
Doctor :   and also prevent long standing
User :   Ok dr..
Doctor :   let her have chocolates to prevent hypoglycemia
User :   Ok dr..
Doctor :   its better to have breaks inbetween the journey
Doctor :   atleast every hour or 2
User :   Fine Dr.. Our flight journey is 5 Hrs ....
Doctor :   thats ok ,
User :   from there on road is around 3 to 4 Hrs..
Doctor :   i meant about the road journey
Doctor :   ok, thats pretty ok
User :   Ok i will follow the advise Dr...
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with ?
User :   Thats it.. Dr... thank you very much for ur advise Dr..
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   Bye Dr
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   Take care
User :   yes of course...
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