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Low lying placenta. Can I fly?

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Nomorepeppapig Thu 13-Mar-14 17:38:13

I'll be 25 weeks when we fly. Only an hours flight but I'm not sure if I should with a low lying placenta? Iv not been bleeding, hopefully it stays that way!

Shroomboom Thu 13-Mar-14 18:18:17

I had a low lying placenta and flew long haul when I was 16/18 weeks and short haul at 20something weeks. I didn't have placenta praevia though, that might make a difference.

FadBook Thu 13-Mar-14 18:23:12

Yes, I flew at 22 weeks. Midwife was fine about it

Nomorepeppapig Sat 15-Mar-14 08:19:10

Ok thanks. That's good to know x

AuditAngel Sat 15-Mar-14 22:45:07

I had placenta praevia with both DD1&2 ( DC 2&3 separate pregnancies)

With DD1 I was given no advice.

With DD2 I was told AAT 21 weeks I couldn't fly, push a shopping trolley, work, have sex........

I suggest asking your midwife. That way you are covered for travel insurance.

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