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Hi, Can my wife travel in her 27-28 weeks of pregnancy via train which is almost 20 hrs of journey? There is no complications as of now. If not then till which week of pregnancy is it safe to travel?
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Dr. Swati Chitnis
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Hi. Since you have an uncomplicated pregnancy, you can travel. However, take a few precautions. 1. Stay hydrated 2. Take a walk every 2 hours. It will prevent blood clot formation in your legs (women r more prone to this during pregnancy) & swelling. 3. Keep your regular medications and extra for vomiting, acidity 5. In case you experience any problem, don't hesitate in informing railway staff & getting help.
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Dr. Rita Bakshi
Gynecologist/Obstetrician 31 yrs exp Delhi
Hello, Since you are not having complications in pregnancy, you can travel. Make sure you stay hydrated, avoid roadside food and if you have travelling sickness, take anti-vomiting medications.
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