Travelling while pregnant? Here's how to avoid a bump in the road

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Whether you have to travel for work, or want to travel for fun, getting on an airplane or in a car for a long trip is sometimes an inevitable part of your pregnancy.

And because we are such clever and evolved human beings, we now know how to manage the additional risk and take intelligent precautions so that your trip can be safe, fun and even immune to judgement from your mother-in-law. Bonus.

However, that definitely doesn't mean you should take unnecessary risks, says Mike Schepers, CEO of travel vaccinations clinic Travac. "In all cases, the welfare of the unborn child should be of primary importance," he says.

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