Ask an expert

16 Sep 2011

Flying in high-risk pregnancy
Hi. I am 7 weeks pregnant and wondering if it is safe to fly (short local flight). I have had numerous previous losses and and am currently on blood thinning medication for a clotting problem. My gut tells me not to even think about flying but am I overreacting? Haven''t asked my own doc yet.
Answer 423 views

01 Jan 0001

If you have a clotting problem, this wil be worsened by pregnancy, so flying is probably best avoided.

Best wishes
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.