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Episode 53 Content and Overview

Traveling can be a challenge even when you are not pregnant. Traveling can be a big part of our lives from taking a trip for work, to visiting family, to taking vacations. With a few exceptions traveling while pregnant is no different than traveling when you are not expecting. The key is planning ahead. Whether you are hopping in a car for a road trip, getting on a train, or flying to another country this episode goes through some tips to stay healthy and be as comfortable as possible while traveling when you are expecting.

Included in This Episode
  • The optimal time to travel
  • Airline restrictions
  • Talk to your doctor or midwife before you travel
  • Your immune system
  • Washing your hands frequently
  • Staying hydrated
  • Avoiding salty foods
  • Avoiding heavy lifting
  • Blood clots
  • Dressing for comfort
  • Trip insurance
  • Airport screening machines
  • Car safety
  • Entertainment during travel
  • Your Birth Plan book
  • Get the weekly Pregnancy Podcast newsletter
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