Maternity and Culture

An Illustrative Case On a cold November night, a young Japanese woman living in Detroit went to go comfort her crying newborn baby son. She saw he was in distress so she carried him outside and [...]

Visiting Friends and Relatives

One of the common reasons that people travel is to visit friends or family.  We see this most commonly around holidays like Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.  But this is also a common [...]

Traveling to Mexico While Pregnant

Pregnant travelers often ask us how late in pregnancy it is safe to travel. The answer to that has to take in a variety of considerations. For a normal, healthy pregnancy there are very few [...]

How Late in Pregnancy Can I Travel?

Pregnant travelers often ask us how late in pregnancy it is safe to travel. The answer to that has to take in a variety of considerations. For a normal, healthy pregnancy there are very few [...]

Is It Safe To Fly When Pregnant?

One of the most frequent questions that we are asked at The Pregnant Traveler is in regard to pregnancy and air travel. Women ask about early pregnancy and flying, how long you can fly when [...]

Traveling for Business While Pregnant

As much as we like to think of pregnancy as a normal, healthy state, there are some activities that are just riskier when one is pregnant. Falls are more common during pregnancy. And their [...]

Pregnant Air Travel

In this age of global marketing more and more women are finding it necessary to travel far from home when they are pregnant.  This may be due to work assignments, family emergencies or simply for [...]

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