20 December 2012

Fit to fly this holiday?


Pregnant women can travel extensively without problems, but flying is not advised during advanced pregnancy, when the risks of miscarriage, premature labour and other complications are at their highest.

Take action:
If you’re pregnant and planning a trip by plane, discuss your plans with your doctor. Generally, flying after the 34th week of pregnancy isn’t recommended. Certain conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure and anaemia also make flying during pregnancy an absolute no-no. 




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