We offer a full travel advice and NHS immunisation service. Please choose a topic to see more information.
Before you travel, it’s important to find out whether you will need vaccinations for the country you’re visiting. The following websites will help you.
Some women prefer not to travel in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy because of nausea and vomiting and feeling very tired during these early stages. The risk of miscarriage is also higher in the first 3 months, whether you’re travelling or not. So, many women find the best time to travel or take a holiday is in mid-pregnancy, between 4 and 6 months.
With pregnant women there are increase risks for long distance travel including increased DVT risk for long haul flights, limited access to adequate health care in some areas, Zika virus reported in many countries, most malaria tabs and some vaccines contraindicated in pregnancy.
We advise that women who are pregnant or planning pregnancy should not book travel outside Europe without first booking to speak with one of our nurses.
For discussion when risk assessment is performed within your appointment. I have no reason to think that I might be pregnant. I have received information on the risks and benefits of the vaccines recommended and have had the opportunity to ask questions. I consent to the vaccines being given.