Common Pregnancy Travel Worries Answered

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Common Pregnancy Travel Worries Answered
Common Pregnancy Travel Worries Answered

Zika-virus warnings, annoying airport metal detectors, and germ-filled airplane seats, it’s simple and normal to feel like taking a vacation when you’re pregnant is a hustle rather than a relaxing fun experience (Pregnancy Travel Worries).

Here’s how to handle the 3 most common Pregnancy Travel Worries, therefore, you and your bump can take a flight without any fears.

Pregnancy Travel Worries

1. The Zika Virus

The Zika Virus
The Zika Virus

If you have seen what was going on in the previous year; you would by now know that getting an infection as the Zika virus during your pregnancy could be frustrating.

This mosquito infection is able to cause your baby to grow a microcephaly and has as well been related to miscarriage and a very rare nervous-system disorder named Guillain-Barré which is a syndrom in the mother. In order to stay protected, the best and effective way is weirdly the most obvious one: Consider avoiding areas that has active Zika infectious virus.

Try to visit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to get a list of countries and states that you should not get close to. And it doesn’t matter where you go, try to avoid mosquito bites. Opt for staying in indoor places that are well air-conditioned when possible cause mosquitoes prefer warm, humid air. Don’t forget to wear long sleeves when you are outdoor, (Pregnancy Travel Worries).

2. Radiation Danger

Radiation Danger
Radiation Danger

You might be worried about getting throughout security, and either types of scanners used in the United States airports are all safe. states Sherry Ross, M.D., an ob-gyn at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, in Santa Monica. These machines do not affect with any radiation, and the latest low-frequency beams that are electromagnetic waves such as those that are used in microwaves. In the opposite, medical X-rays’s waves don’t actually penetrate the skin. The largest dose you can get of radiation does in fact come through the plane by the cosmic radiation that are coming from the sun and the stars. The amount your body absorbs on every flight can differ depending on the latitude and attitude as well. Exposure heightens the more the plane flies and moves away from the equator.

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3. Blood Clots

Blood Clots
Blood Clots

When you’re pregnant, your blood becomes way more concentrated, it is called hypercoagulation. Researchers show that this would put you at a crucial pretty close risk to the blood clots that are known like the deep vein thrombosis, or DVT. The fact of sitting still for hours without moving on an airplane increases this risk way more. To push off the danger, consider drinking loads of water, because dehydration from low cabin humidity could make your blood thicker than normal, (Pregnancy Travel Worries).

4. Germs Everywhere

Germs Everywhere
Germs Everywhere

Nothing ruins a trip for you and your little one like a bad cold, yet, unfortunately a study was done and it shows that the risk of getting a virus in the air is 100 times bigger than when it is on the earth. In order to protect yourself, always remove your hands off germy places like the seat pockets and the tray tables. Cleaning them up with disinfectant wipes would not sanitize them for 100%, still, it is definitely better than nothing. You also must wash your hands before, during, and after the flight.

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