If you’re planning to fly during your pregnancy, it's likely you’ll have some questions about when it's safe for you to travel. Here’s everything you need to know about flying as an expectant mother.
During the first 28 weeks of your pregnancy, you do not need a medical certificate to fly, though we’d always recommend speaking with your doctor to get their advice before you travel. If your pregnancy is complicated with a condition that adds extra risk, please make sure to complete a MEDIF form.
Depending on the stage of your pregnancy, you may require a medical certificate before you’ll be cleared to fly.
To make life a bit simpler, we’ve created a certificate that you can print and take directly to your doctor or midwife.
The original medical certificate must:
As long as you've met all of the validity criteria, you’ll just need one certificate for the duration of your trip.