Login | Register | Subscribe to the GG RSS Feed

Lisa Marie Presley Travels While Preggers - So Can You!

Babymoons - the best way to celebrate parenthood

We think Lisa Marie Presley needs to get over herself and start celebrating the new life she's growing in there. Maybe a Caribbean cruise with her current hubby, Michael Lockwood, slathering her in sunscreen would get her mind off the Daily Mail. What about a mountain hideaway, snuggled up by the fire for days on end?

LMP - Travels While PregnantLMP - Travels While PregnantIf you're pregnant like Lisa and considering a Babymoon, now's the perfect time. Not sure how to navigate a safe trip for you and your bump? Let us help.


Get the green light from your healthcare provider. If you have a high-risk pregnancy, your doctor may tell you to wait until after delivery. Don't forget to ask for a copy of your prenatal records in case of an emergency (blood type, special conditions like diabetes, asthma or seizures).

Check with the airline - some won't allow travel after 36 weeks of pregnancy.

Pack any medications you'll need - that includes OTC remedies for heartburn, constipation and swelling.

Make sure your health insurance is up to date and covers your baby (if you give birth at 25 weeks, your baby will need specialized and expensive care).

Get "Cancellation Insurance" just in case!

Research medical facilities at your vacation destination before leaving home.


While Traveling

Stay hydrated and avoid high caffeine, artificially sweetened and carbonated drinks. Keep a water bottle with you all the time. You'll be amazed how often you refill it without even noticing how much you're drinking.

Pack healthy snacks. Go for foods that offer the highest nutritional punch: dried fruit, apples and peanut butter and juices made from 100% fruit juice.

Be prepared for altitude sickness because of your increased blood volume.

Be Wary of Dangerous destinations

Most holiday destinations are safe for travel, but pregnancy means you'll have special concerns your travel agent may not be aware of.

If you live at an altitude below 5,000 feet and visit areas above 8,000 feet, consider the possibility of altitude sickness. Signs and symptoms of altitude sickness include insomnia, lassitude (weariness, lethargy or listlessness), headache, nausea, and vomiting.

Avoid strenuous exercise at higher altitude levels.

Avoid destinations where life-threatening food or insect-borne infections are common, where malaria is endemic and places where live-virus vaccines are required before a visit.

Ready to hit the road with your partner and your bump? Tell us where you're going (or where you've gone) and what you did. It's all about you, Baby!

Related Stories

Rate This post

Post new comment

GoGirlfriend Recommendations

Travel Planning

Lonely Planet


Membership is free and with it you can set up a profile, vote on stories and post your opinions.

Already a member?

Not a member? Join!

Most Recent Comments

  • On 6 Tips to Survive (and Thrive) in Self-Isolation, admin said "Thanks Bat-El for the great tip. We've included your link in our Bonus Ideas from our Community section so others can enjoy. I really enjoyed the Stonehenge tour ... it's on my bucket list!"
  • On 6 Tips to Survive (and Thrive) in Self-Isolation, Bat-El Galor said "My name is Bat-El, and I'm working in collaboration with Travel Trend website. We've recently published a post -"Top 100 virtual tours around the world". After looking at these wonderful tips to survive in self-isolation; It occurred to me that our post could also contribute to your readers with further virtual tours resources. The post includes 100 links to virtual tours and unique experiences around the world. Feel free to check out the link and enjoy your travels ... https://www.trvltrend.com/technology/virtual-tours/ Cheers,"
  • On Cuba Travel ~ 10 Things You Need to Know Before You Go, admin said "Thanks Gordon for the update ... and given most routes to the resorts on the coast are an hour+ and it's Cuban warm, that money for a beverage is a great tip!"
  • On Cuba Travel ~ 10 Things You Need to Know Before You Go, Gordon Mitchell said "Over the last few years The $25 departure tax has been included in your airfare. Make sure you convert your cash at the airport so you can buy a cold beer on the bus on your way to the resort. They will take canadian money but not loonies and toonies. "
  • On Lesbian Adventure Travel, Debbie Clarke said "If you're considering New Zealand, then New Zealand Awaits is lesbian owned and operated (yes I'm the founder, owner, and guide). We run active and not so active tours for lesbians, as well as some LGBTQ mixed trips. We create itineraries for travellers wanting to self drive, and we have private guides. Come see us! "

Blogs We Love

beautiful Vancouver, British ColumbiaCheck out our GoGirlfriend Facebook page to follow us as we seek new adventures and create memories in our own part of the world.