Airplane travel is the most convenient and fast. You dont have to worry about the cabin being overcrowded when you take the plane during the Spring Festival. Anyway, the number of passengers is quantified, and you will be rushed to the airport after work on the second day of the year.
However, some people will suffer from dizziness, nausea, and even back pain when flying on an airplane. This is not suitable for personal reasons. For women, it is also necessary to pay attention to the special period of pregnancy and childbirth. Taking a plane is very risky, so you must be careful.
Obstetricians and gynecologists recommend that 18-24 weeks of pregnancy is a safe time to travel. However, the World Health Organization (WHO) does not think so. They recommend that women during pregnancy should be assessed by a doctor and must be in a healthy state without obstetric, medical and surgical complications, including placental abnormalities and premature birth. Or pregnancy problems such as miscarriage history, stomach pain, bleeding, pregnancy hypertension, gestational diabetes, etc. In addition, pregnant women with thrombosis, anemia, and cardiopulmonary diseases are not suitable for flight.
Of Pregnant women who fly in the early stages of pregnancy should take a small number of meals, do not eat too sweet or carbonated drinks and other flatulent foods, to avoid causing gastrointestinal upset. If you have airsickness or morning sickness, you can prepare a few snacks, plums, etc. that you usually eat less than you want to vomit. You can also ask your doctor for preventive antiemetic drugs before you go.
4-6 months of pregnancy is the most suitable period for pregnant women to fly, because this stage is the most stable state for pregnant women and fetuses, and the most comfortable time for pregnant women during the entire pregnancy. As long as there are no pregnancy-related problems or medical complications, You can travel with confidence. If sitting for a long time may cause swelling of your feet and ankles, leg cramps, etc., you can simply stretch your legs and feet or wear special leggings to keep blood circulation smooth and relieve vein swelling. In addition, the cabin pressure will also make pregnant women feel their feet bulge. In order to alleviate the discomfort caused by the feet, pregnant women can take off their shoes or put on slippers in the cabin.
Pregnant women in the late pregnancy who sit on a fixed seat for a long time will be uncomfortable in themselves, especially if they are getting closer to the expected date of birth. If they produce symptoms during the flight, such as: pain, water breakage or bleeding, etc., on the plane There are no professional doctors and equipment to help with this. It is very risky for pregnant women and babies. Therefore, pregnant women in the second trimester are not suitable for traveling by plane unless it is absolutely necessary.
Because pregnant women are not suitable to compress the belly and abdomen, it is recommended that the safety belt be fastened above the pubic bone and under the raised belly, and the elasticity can be moderate. It is recommended to prepare more personal items to prevent emergencies . For example, if you make a copy of an inspection report or summary in advance, and ask your doctor to prescribe appropriate medicines such as anti-congenial drugs and airsickness medicines according to the situation, you can also prepare small pillows and blankets for personal habits, which can make the journey more comfortable and safe.
In addition, women with babies should also be aware that many airlines require that babies must be 14 days after they are born before they can board the plane to prevent their tissues and organs from adapting to changes in air pressure. For babies over 14 days old , in order to prevent middle ear pressure injury during the landing of the aircraft, parents should allow the baby to suck a bottle or a pacifier to keep the eustachian tube open. For young children, parents can guide them to respond by inflating and swallowing.
If you have any questions about your health and pregnancy status, it is best to consult an obstetrician and gynecologist and the airline separately before preparing to fly to avoid any possible dangerous conditions.