Flying while pregnantDuring a healthy pregnancy, it’s generally safe to fly until 36 weeks.
Most airlines in the United States allow pregnant women to fly domestically in their third trimester before the 36th week.
Some international flights restrict travel after 28 weeks.
Can you fly at 7 months pregnant?
From the seventh month of pregnancy onwards the physical burden of carrying the baby increases. The longer the pregnancy continues the higher the chance that labour will occur. For this reason most major airlines will not allow pregnant women to travel after 34 weeks1 (this includes the return flight!).
When should a pregnant stop traveling?
Avoiding travel from 32 weeks through birth is recommended for women who have complicated pregnancies with risk factors for premature labor, such as mothers carrying multiples.
Can you fly at 32 weeks pregnant?
Pregnant travellers offered new flight advice. The safest time to fly during pregnancy is before 37 weeks or, if carrying twins, before 32 weeks, new advice says. If more than 28 weeks pregnant, a woman should take her medical notes and a GP’s letter. Many airlines have their own rules on when pregnant women can fly.
Can Travelling cause miscarriage?
Miscarriages are also more likely to occur during the first trimester. “Air travel doesn’t cause miscarriage, but women who miscarry when they travel have a hard time believing it’s not their fault,” says Pamela Berens, M.D., associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas, in Houston.