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calling doctors/midwives - flying

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emmatrev Sun 26-Jul-09 19:32:08

I am planning to fly to the US v soon, will be 19 weeks pregnant. i know that flying is generally ok this trimester, but I am in a slightly higher risk category having had a C-Section last pregnancy, and also GDM (well controlled, blood sugar find this pregnancy). Does anyone know would either of these in a previous pregnancy be contraindications for flying this time?

MrsHappy Sun 26-Jul-09 19:34:43

Having had a c-section won't prevent you flying. Don't know about the GDM but hopefully someone will be along who can help soon.

notevenamousie Sun 26-Jul-09 19:35:47

Neither should be. You can get a letter usually if the airline is being a PITA - but do contact the airline first, NOT your doctor.

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