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March 7th, 2010, 05:32 PM
jewelsgurl23's Avatar Abby and Amber's Momma
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my aunt wants to throw me a baby shower and i was wondering what is the latest during pregnancy you can travel by car?

the trip is 3 hours away from home.

hubby decided that we will not be able to go because of being so far away from the dr.s

thanks
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March 7th, 2010, 05:54 PM
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You are fine to go if you do it early enough. My doctor said no more than 1 hour away starting around 32 weeks.
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March 7th, 2010, 06:17 PM
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im not sure what is the rule but im traveling about a month and a half before im due 4 hours away
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March 7th, 2010, 06:21 PM
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being just three hours away I wouldnt worry about it too much before 36 weeks - esp if you have not had any complications but you can always ask your dr.
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March 7th, 2010, 06:48 PM
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In my last pregnancy my doctor said 36 weeks (I was 2 cm dilated by then). I really don't think in an uncomplicated pregnancy it would be in issue before then. Even if something came up while you were gone, nearly everywhere has a hospital nearby. Check with your doctor, but I say go and have fun!
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March 7th, 2010, 07:08 PM
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if you're having a straightforward pregnancy, I wouldn't worry until 36+ weeks
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March 7th, 2010, 07:14 PM
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dont worry so long as there is a hospital near by if anything did happen
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March 7th, 2010, 07:20 PM
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I agree that if you have had an uncomplicated pregnancy, go and have fun!
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March 7th, 2010, 07:47 PM
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Well I will be 2hrs from my hospital the weekend I turn 38wks!
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