Post # 1
Hubby and I got married in june, but due to his job couldnt sneak away for our honeymoon yet.
We would be free to go on a trip in two weeks, where I will be almost 11 weeks pregnant.
Problem is, Im not sure about the travelling part. I dont vomit (lucky!), but I have days where I feel nauseaus all day. The past week I had a few days where I actually didnt feel sick at all. But I did have two migraine attacks within a few days.
I dont know if I should book the trip now or if we should stay home…
This would be our honeymoon and also last chance for a trip before the baby comes in july. On the other hand Im scared that we will spend all that money and I will end up feeling miserable.
The flight duration is 12 hours plus seaplane of 35 minutes.
Would you go or have you been in the same situation before?
Post # 3
The only reason I would say no is because you’re not quite out of the “safe zone” yet. If you were to experience some sort of weird symptom and you were unable to go to your Doctor, would it worry you enough to ruin your vacation?
Post # 4
@SoonToBee2013: You will never, ever, ever be “alone” again. Even when you go on vacations in the future, a child will be waiting for you at home. Or with you. Go now.
Post # 5
@KateByDesign: Thank you for your response! I honestly feel like everything happens for a reason. So I dont think it wouldnt make much difference (if even) if something went wrong there or at home. Unless of course it was caused by the flight or anything vacation related. But as far as I know if you are having a “normal” pregnancy (no such things as high blood pressure), flying wont harm you. But Im sure it would be more comfortable to have your doctor answer your questions if something goes wrong instead of some island doctor. Im really confused about what to do 🙁
@Syzygy88: That’s the only thought that makes me want to go on this trip right now. That we will never be alone again and if we go without the kid, we will probably be worried all the time and miss him/her like crazy… And that if we wont go now, we will never have a honeymoon. Im just scared that I will end up feeling terrible and not able to enjoy the vacation, even though we threw so much money out the window…
Post # 6
I would go. Take a Benadryl and b 6 vitamin before getting on the plane. That should help you sleep or at least not feel nauseous. (Try at home first). Enjoy your time together. For what it’s worth, I went to Jamaica at 16 weeks and swam with dolphins and climbed a waterfall… But I wouldn’t go that crazy if I was you lol.
Post # 7
@Schatzie821: Wow!!! I actually wish I was already further along… I wouldnt be that scared of feeling unwell. So jealous you got to swim with dolphins!!!
Post # 8
Or do a shorter trip instead? We could also go to egypt. The flight duration is about 4 hours and the weather is very similar. And much cheaper, which would make me feel less bad in case I feel terrible the whole time… What would you guys do?
Post # 9
I would do whatever the Dr. said was ok for me to do. If the Dr said a 12 hour flight was perfectly ok at this point, I would do it. I highly doubt if you get nausea, you will decide to stay in the hotel room in bed all day – at least lay out in the beach while nauseous, that’s a bit better! Plus, don’t they give that anti-nausea medication to pregnant girls? I forget what it’s called – can you bring that with you, just in case? You’ll also be pretty much right out of the first trimester – and everyone I know says it’st he 1st and 3rd trimesters that are difficult. Tons of women I know take babymoons.
Obviously, only you know your body. But, I think aliens would have to come down from Mars and tie me down to my bed to get me to say no to a trip to the Maldives, especially if I know a baby is coming along soon and I likely won’t be able to have this trip again for a very long time.
Post # 10
My morning sickness started the last day of our honeymoon, so I had to fly back with it. It actually wasn’t any worse on the plane than it was when I wasn’t on the plane. I say go for it!
Post # 11
I say go for it! I’m sure having some nice relaxing time in the sun would feel amazing right now. Who knows when you’ll get this chance again 🙂
Post # 12
I would definitely do it as long as my doctor gave me the okay! Sounds like a great trip.
Post # 13
@SoonToBee2013: I would go! When will you ever get a chance to go on a trip like this again?
Post # 14
I would talk to your doctor. As far as I know from friends and family you allowed to travel until your second or third trimester. The only reason for someone not to travel I think is if they were high risk or something of that nature.
Post # 15
Dude, it’s the Maldives!!! You have to go! 🙂
Post # 16
I’d go! Who knows when you will be able to do that kind of trip again and I hear that the Maldives may not be around for much longer due to global warming.