Pregnancy Travel Tips
Below are ten resources offering suggestions on travel while pregnant. Some
of the advice will show up on just about every list, such as keeping hydrated
and moving around frequently, but all of the tips are worth hearing more than
once. From keeping comfortable to staying safe, you will find information to
help you start your travel plans.
Pregnancy is an exciting time as you experience the changes in your body and
your life while you await the birth of your child. It is also a time to think
about the past and get ready for big changes in the future. In light of this
reflection, many women and expectant couples decide to get a last bit of
traveling done before the arrival of the baby. While most travel can be done
easily while pregnant, there are some considerations that, if heeded, will make
the trip smoother and more enjoyable.
What to Take
What to take on vacation is always a big question. Traveling while pregnant
adds even more options to consider. Below is a list of items you don’t want to
leave behind if you are traveling while pregnant.
Getting There and Back
The act of travel itself can have specific risks for a pregnant woman.
Whether going by airplane, car, train, or cruise ship, the following resources
will inform you so that you can make the journey in safety and with peace of
Especially tailored for first time parents-to-be, babymoons are the last
vacation before the arrival of the new baby. Many babymoon packages include room
upgrades, spa treatments such as pregnancy massage, and special classes or
excursions for expectant couples. The following list offers lots of planning
options for expectant parents planning a babymoon getaway.
It’s time to plan that trip now that you have all this information. Whether
you are traveling far from home or you are staying nearby, the above resources
are sure to help you on your way. Vacationing while you are pregnant can be a
memorable trip on the journey to parenthood. Enjoy
Deciding where to go for vacation can be tough with so many options out
there. A pregnancy vacation can add a whole new level to the complexity of the
decision. The following destination resources can help you decide what type of
vacation is right for you while you are pregnant.
General Travel Resources
Traveling, while pregnant or not, is always an adventure. Following the advice of those who have gone before you or getting help on the planning stages always make the trip a bit easier. The resources below offer suggestions and advice for travel that is not necessarily directed to the pregnant traveler, but is worth knowing anyway
American Standards and European Culture. If your vacation will take you to Europe, the information here can really help get a good perspective on how Americans and Europeans approach the same situations differently. If there’s one thing you want to avoid while pregnant, it’s getting frustrated and angry when it can be avoided.
The Pilot’s Wife
Travel Tips. Married to a commercial airline pilot and an avid traveler, this woman offers great tips to help make your travels go smoothly. Read about topics such as passport cards, luggage information, and various national holidays on this site.
The Pilot’s Wife Travel Tips. Married to a commercial airline pilot and an avid traveler,
this woman offers great tips to help make your travels go smoothly. Read about opics such as passport cards, luggage information, and various national holidays on this site.
The Pilot’s Wife Travel Tips. Married to a commercial airline pilot and an avid traveler, this woman offers great tips to help make your travels go smoothly. Read about topics such as passport cards, luggage information, and various national holidays on this site.
Guides: how to pick them. Sometimes relying on someone who knows your vacation spot better than you do can enhance the visit. Other times, having a guide is instrumental to the trip. No matter why, if you decide to hire a guide, these tips will help ensure you find the best person for the job.
HoboTraveler.com. While expecting
a baby, you may rack up lots of expenses, but that doesn’t mean you have to forgo the vacation. Not only does this site offers suggestions on how to travel on a budget, it also offers a budget newsletter, daily tips, and a huge list of travel topics with helpful information.
Guerrilla Traveler: Adventure Travel on a Budget. Another spot for budget travel, this blog
offers a wealth of tips and specials to help you plan a wonderful vacation inexpensively. From Mexico to Italy, you can find a way to save money.
Gary Bembridge’s Tips for Travelers. For destination and hotel reviews around the world, this blog offers a great selection. You can sign up for podcasts, too.
Time Zone Converter. Use this handy converter to find out the time zone for where you will be traveling.
Have Kid, Will Travel. In case you are both pregnant and planning to travel with a child, this blog article offers suggestions on traveling with a child. Scroll down and check out the other parenting and travel tips at the bottom right. You might bookmark this site for after the baby is born, too.
Online Airfares–Finding the Best Deal. This article offers suggestions and links for finding the best prices on airline tickets. If you are flying to your vacation destination, you’ll want to read this.
Packing for your Flight. Keeping your luggage light may be of even more importance when you are pregnant. Follow these tips to keep luggage light and still take
what you need for your vacation.