When it comes to pregnancy travel-An advance extra planning, Doctor’s green signal and few precautions are essential. Well, you can’t even think of taking risk so you need to be cautious about all these. Of course, there are some pregnancy and travel related concerns. So, this article will provide 11 Tips for traveling by train during Pregnancy and will help to make your trip the safest and most comfortable it can be.
I and many other women feel better Traveling by Train during Pregnancy rather than bus/car or flight. If the pregnancy is going normal and you are taking the right care, then the train is quite a safe way to travel. But if you are facing any issues like high blood pressure, diabetes or a previous premature birth, etc. then you should first consult with your doctor and then travel (if he suggests).
In first trimester, you need to be very careful while traveling as the risk of miscarriage is highest in it. It is that time when you experience many health issues as your body is adapting to a new beautiful change. Long trips should be avoided as Nausea, vomiting and fatigue are more pronounced in this trimester. This can cause inconvenience to you and the developing fetus.
Well, talking about my traveling pregnancy experience-I train traveled thrice during my pregnancy and in each of the trimesters. In the first trimester, it was for my sister’s engagement which was not an option to miss. I was having all first trimester issues like nausea, lower stomach-ache, and frequent breast soreness. However, it went comfortably with a few precautions. And yes, consultation with your doctor is must!
Next, I traveled for my sister’s wedding during the second trimester and finally, I went to my hometown for my delivery during my third trimester.
It is the ideal time to travel during pregnancy (unless accompanied by any serious complication) as morning sickness and nausea gets concluded for many. Also, chances of having a miscarriage are considerably lower in this. So, if you want to have a good break, consult your doctor and go ahead!
My experience was best when I traveled in the second trimester because by that time my nausea was settled and I was also adapted to changes that happen during pregnancy.
Extra care should be taken if your travel is in the third trimester. You should carry things that may be needed in case of emergency delivery. It is only a precautionary step but you never know when you may face the need to those things.
When I was finally heading to my mother’s place for my delivery, I was very apprehensive and fearful. However, with reading many articles on traveling during pregnancy and with taking help from my mother, I managed to travel safely and comfortably then also.
There is nothing wrong with pregnancy travel by train unless the safety of the mother and the baby is well safeguarded.
In the following cases, it is dangerous to travel as it involves a lot of risk:
No matter what ever mode of traveling you choose, pregnancy travel always has a risk to it..
So, these are the tips to be taken care Traveling by Train during Pregnancy.
Most importantly, be with a companion. Traveling alone in pregnancy is not considered safe.
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