1. The appropriate period of pregnancy
It is important for you to pay attention to your health when traveling, let alone spending hours. With some problems for pregnant women that may occur, such as nausea and vomiting, aches, back pain and cramps. So paying attention to gestational age before going home is the best way you can do. In the second trimester is the right time for you to travel back and forth for Eid while pregnant. At this time, your pregnancy is protected from nausea and vomiting (morning sickness) In addition, for those of you who have entered the third trimester, you can do a homecoming trip as long as your pregnancy is less than 32 weeks, this is to reduce the risk of contractions on the way. Some pregnant women traveling for a long time will experience some problems so that those using private vehicles can stop a few minutes in advance.
2. Pregnancy Health
Some of the next considerations for those of you who are pregnant are the health of pregnant women. The health of pregnant women is very important to consider considering that homecoming trips will spend more time than usual trips, traffic jam is one of the problems that may be experienced by pregnant women. For those of you who have risks pregnancy high blood pressure, for example a history of high blood pressure, diabetes or other disorders, you should not make trips that spend more time (make you tired). If you really want to, you should consult your obstetrician.
3. Homecoming Travel Options
a. Using Air Transportation
For those of you who will travel back and forth by plane when pregnancy is safe to do. You don’t need to worry about x-ray machine radiation because it won’t interfere with the health of your fetus. Although the risk of deep venous thrombosis air travel will increase twofold in pregnant women, therefore you must pay attention to several things such as a sitting position near the toilet to make it easier for you when the habit of urinating during pregnancy increases, you can provide anti-nausea drugs when traveling using aircraft with the recommendation of a doctor, pregnant women who travel by air should use stockings to improve blood circulation, before you travel you can take a walk first and also avoid gas-containing foods because they can increase nausea and vomiting.
b. Using land transportation
Transportation is a trip that is often used even though it is very tiring, not to mention that traffic jams may occur during your homecoming trip. Pregnant women must prepare in advance starting from the time of travel to avoid congestion, use a seat belt, you can seek information in advance about some health centers that you may encounter during the trip, providing special medicines for pregnant women is very important to avoid fatigue that is excess. Try to get your feet comfortable space to avoid cramps.
c. Using Sea Transportation
For those of you who need sea transportation, the thing to pay attention to is seasickness, so the risk will be doubled for pregnant women, consult your doctor first to get the necessary drug information, choose the right time so as to minimize the possibility of excessive number of users, you can provide some healthy foods and drinks to support your journey using sea transportation.