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What week does the 3rd trimester start in?

and I've heard its not recommended to travel during it, does that include a 5hour road trip or just flying on a plane?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:35 PM on Dec. 4, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • It's ok to travel if you have your doctor's OK. When you get past 36 wks, it's recommended that you don't get on a plane, bc the air pressure can cause you to go into labor (so I've heard). Road trips are OK as long as you stop every couple of hours and walk around and get some blood flow going.

    Answer by srhmldndo at 2:40 PM on Dec. 4, 2008

  • oh, and 3rd tri starts at 29 wks.

    Answer by srhmldndo at 2:41 PM on Dec. 4, 2008

  • THanks.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:41 PM on Dec. 4, 2008

  • i went to Oregon at 31 weeks, so as long as you take precautions you should be ok.. make sure to have snacks and water though

    Answer by sunshinebaby209 at 3:30 PM on Dec. 4, 2008

  • third tri starts at 27- 28 weeks depens on what wed sits you do to

    Answer by termit2001 at 12:35 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

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