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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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MaryMW

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)
    alyssamal

    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).
    CraftingMama

    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!
    Charis76

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

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

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

  • I got told by my doctor to not fly after 32 weeks
    Lyndsey250

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

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

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

  • Thanks for all the quick replies ladies!!!
    MaryMW

    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.
    Melbornj

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

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