It is a truth universally acknowledged that every bride-to-be shall be in want of a good bridesmaid…or three. And chances are that when a friend comes to you basking in that newly engaged glow and asks you to be one those bridesmaids, you’ll jump at the chance to support her on her big day: The dancing! The shoes! The dresses! The CAKE!.Before you can say “yellow organza chiffon,” you’ve committed to being a bridesmaid and all that the honor entails. But what if you are
expecting to have a big (and getting bigger) event of your own sometime in the next nine months?
2. If travel is involved, how costly will that be? Airfare, cab fare, hotel and eating out should all be considered.
3. How much (if any) will you be expected to contribute to a shower or bachelorette activities?
However, if your due date is farther afield from the wedding date, then the most important factor to consider is likely to be travel. While most airlines will allow pregnant women to travel through their eighth month, you need to consider what your own personal comfort level will be.
Tips for safe air travel while pregnant include walking the aisles on your flight to prevent blood clots, drinking lots of water, and wearing your seatbelt under your belly rather than across it. Travelling during pregnancy can be challenging, but if you and your doctor think you are up for it, then you’re a go.
Just one thing though: You know those teeny tiny airplane bathrooms? Need we say more?
painting. If you two have that covered, the rest of the stuff will be a breeze.
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