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19 May 2004

Travel during pregnancy
Hi,

I'm 16 weeks pregnant and I had a miscarriage
last year. Everything is going well.
I need to travel to Kruger National Park for
a conference next week. My doctor said that I should
be okay but I should also be careful. I might need to travel
to Maputo after that. My husband will be in Inhaca Island
which would mean that I will have to take a boat trip to
get to him. What risk am I putting baby and myself in?


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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

If you have to take malaria prophylaxis, this would not be a good idea. The travel, per se will not put you at risk. The only problem is that you would not have easy access to medical attention if anything happened.

Best wishes
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