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Is train journey safe during pregnancy?

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C. Lopez

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C. Lopez, Chauffer, Chauffer, Watertown

Answered on Mar 01, 2019

Train travel safety during pregnancy is an important concern for pregnant women wanting to travel by train. For those whose pregnancy is normal without much complications. But for those who struggle with such issues as high blood pressure or diabetes during pregnancy, it is good to check with your doctor before traveling.


They may be able to address your health concern and provide treatment that will allow you to travel safely. Otherwise, they may suggest some precautions to take while traveling. Some doctors may help you with further medications that will aid in travel comfort during pregnancy.

For many pregnant women, morning sickness during the first trimester will be an issue. In this case, you may want to wait till your second trimester and postpone the travel to avoid issues with nausea and it’s discomfort during travel.

B. Rickets

B. Rickets

Answered on Feb 20, 2019

A lot of women feel that their pregnancy is going to stop them from doing what they love. Being pregnant might mean that you have to be extra careful but if you have a normal pregnancy, traveling will not be too much of a concern. You just need to know the different tips that can help make your journey more comfortable.


For example, you may want to find a comfortable seat on the train so that you can relax while you are traveling. Do remember that a lot of people consider the second trimester of your pregnancy to be the safest time to travel because, by this time, your baby will be more secure. Just do not forget to take extra precautions so that no complications will arise.

E. Austin

E. Austin

Answered on Feb 15, 2019

Train travel safety during pregnancy is an important concern for pregnant women wanting to travel by train. For those whose pregnancy is normal without much complications. But for those who struggle with such issues as high blood pressure or diabetes during pregnancy, it is good to check with your doctor before traveling. They may be able to address your health concern and provide treatment that will allow you to travel safely. Otherwise, they may suggest some precautions to take while traveling.


Some doctors may help you with further medications that will aid in travel comfort during pregnancy. For many pregnant women, morning sickness during the first trimester will be an issue. In this case, you may want to wait till your second trimester and postpone the travel to avoid issues with nausea and it’s discomfort during travel.

O. Miller

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O. Miller, Content Optimization Executive, Studied Journalism and Psychology, Austin,Texas

Answered on Feb 08, 2019

If you are pregnant, it is perfectly safe to ride on a train. It is probably even safer to travel by train than by airplane in case you go into labor. However, all forms of transportation have some risk just because they could crash. However, a train isn’t less risky compared to the airplane, car or bus.


They are about the same except the airplane would cause greater loss. If you are planning on traveling at all whether by train or another form of transportation, you should speak to your doctor about your trip to make sure that it is okay to travel while pregnant. Any train journey would be safe unless the train broke down or got into an accident.

Mike John

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Mike John, Content Explorer, MCA, Los Angeles, California, USA

Answered on Jan 22, 2019

Train travel can be safe for most women who are pregnant, even though it can be quite uncomfortable. One of the major discomforts is morning sickness that occurs during the first trimester, but those who find they are pregnant should wait until later in the pregnancy (second trimester) because train movement might make the women nauseous.


Pregnant women also have to take into consideration the type of train they plan to ride. If the train does not have air conditioning and jostles quite a bit, this can be very uncomfortable for the woman. Conversely, a train that has air conditioning and runs smoothly will not create bumps or much discomfort.


Ultimately, women who are pregnant (especially those who have had complications early in their pregnancy) should consult their physician before taking a trip. The medical professional will be able to better ascertain the condition of the mother and whether she would be able to ride safely. After getting the approval of a physician, the choice to take a train ride is up to the mother.

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