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My first time actually trying to conceive, but not my first time getting pregnant (miscarriage last November).
LuluAP posted:
My husband and I have decided we will not wait until the end of the year to start trying. I am nervous and excited all at the same time. I had an accidental (happy accident) pregnancy last November. I was about 4-5 weeks along when I miscarried. The doctor would not see me because I wasn't twelve weeks along. Not sure if this is the norm for all doctors? Also, I am supposed to fly to Florida at the end of this month. I am ovulating this week and hope to succeed, but does anyone know about flying so early in a pregnancy? I have read some places that you should not fly until your second trimester, my flight is supposed to be the day I would start my period if we did not conceive; so I don't know if any doctors would test me the week before I am supposed to fly. If anyone can help or give me any helpful hints on this or succeeding in conceiving I am all ears. Thanks!
TKO120107 responded:
Welcome to the board!

From what I understand, flying in and of itself won't harm you or the baby in the first trimester. I believe the reason they say not to fly until your second trimester is because that is when your risk of miscarriage goes down. Since you've already miscarried once - condolences for your loss - you might want to ask your doctor what the risk is that you might miscarry again and whether you should fly if you think you might be pregnant.
Me (39) DH (40) DS (2) TTC no. 2

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