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Is travelling by train or flight safe during early pregnancy?

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Dr. Deepti Verma

OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Practicing since :2009

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Posted on Tue, 7 Jun 2016 in General Health
Question:
Hello Doctor ,

I have below question about my wife , we are expecting baby and she is now about 60 days of her pregnancy and all her test done by doctor are ok till date .

I am living in XXXXXXX and right now she is with my parents at my home town , its regarding her travel

1 . is it safe to travel in pregnancy , till which month to which month it is safe
2. its about 24 hrs of train or 2 hrs of flight , which one would be the safe mode train or flight
3. our plan is like she should be at XXXXXXX for about two to three months and then travel back to my home town for better care , is that much travel is permitted and ok ?

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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 33 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Travel is safe

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
1. Travel is safe in pregnancy from 14 weeks to 34 weeks of gestation.
2. Both train and flight are safe in this period.
3. It is safe to travel at 2-3 weeks interval.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
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