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Flying while pregnant hinges on due date
Flying while pregnant hinges on due date

Who wants to deliver a baby on an airplane? Answer: No one. Not the mother-to-be and not the flight attendants, pilots or passengers. That's why most airlines have fairly strict requirements for women who travel near the end of their pregnancies. Even so, that doesn't always prevent unexpected arrivals, like the one that happened over the Thanksgiving holiday rush at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. A woman just stepping off an incoming flight gave birth to a healthy baby boy in a restroom in the airport's Concourse D. "Air travel for pregnant women is considered extremely safe, but we do restrict travel after 36 weeks," said Dr....

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