A fear of flying develops during pregnancy, one reason being that you feel responsible for another person. But, however much we want to protect our child growing inside of us, it’s statistically safer to fly than do many of the other things we do every day – like driving.

One thing that might cause this fear is the hormones that are flying around in our body – and that are going crazy during pregnancy. These hormones make many women become obsessed with safety during the 9 months they’re pregnant.

Usually, it is safe to fly during the first 8 months of pregnancy, however you should talk to your doctor about your upcoming trip first and get the “ok.”