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How late into pregnancy is it safe to fly?

I am planning a trip for Thanksgiving this year. I'm also hoping to get pregnant with my second child this year and just wondering how that might factor into being able to board an airplane.

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Asked by MaryMW at 2:45 PM on Feb. 1, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I want to say the last trimester. Check with your OB/GYN to be sure though :o)

    Answer by alyssamal at 2:46 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • IIRC, 30 weeks. But check the airline's website to know how late they will let you fly (which is different than how late is safe).

    Answer by CraftingMama at 2:46 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • I think the cut off for airlines is 36 weeks, comfort for you might be another matter though!

    Answer by Charis76 at 2:46 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • I think month 7, after that you can't fly.

    Answer by Misteh at 2:47 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • I got told by my doctor to not fly after 32 weeks

    Answer by Lyndsey250 at 2:47 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • i also heard 32 weeks, but every doctor has their own rules

    Answer by pookipoo at 2:50 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • Thanks for all the quick replies ladies!!!

    Comment by MaryMW (original poster) at 2:52 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • 36 weeks is what I was always told by my doctors. So just the last month or so.

    Answer by Melbornj at 3:25 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

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