Pregnant women

Expecting a new addition to the family? Don't let that stop you from traveling! Our tips and advice can help you prepare for your trip with peace of mind.

Do I need a doctor's note?

You do not need medical clearance to fly with Air France.
However, we recommend you seek your doctor's opinion before traveling.

Create the trip that you want

To make your journey through the airport easier, treat yourself to our personalized services!

Transfer to the airport
Travel with peace of mind and enjoy special fares with our partner, Hertz DriveU.
In Paris*: free yourself from baggage!
On the day of your departure, we'll take your baggage wherever you'd like. Upon your arrival, we'll deliver it to the address of your choice.
Meet & Greet services at the airport
Would you like to be guided through the airport? In Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly, Bordeaux or Nice, enjoy the company of an Air France agent. You can purchase this service at departure, on your connecting flight, or upon arrival.
*This service is available at Paris-Orly for flights departing from or arriving in Cayenne, Fort-de-France, Pointe-à-Pitre or Saint Denis. At Paris-Charles de Gaulle for all flights.
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In all of our cabins, our staff does everything possible to make your trip an enjoyable experience.
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Are you following a specific diet during your pregnancy? For flights of 2 hours 30 minutes or more, you can order a special meal adapted to your needs, including low-sodium or low-sugar meals, vegetarian meals, and more.
And if you want to enjoy a taste of fine cuisine during your flight, choose one of our A la Carte Menus: Tradition, ”Une Sélection LENÔTRE“ and Ocean. All our A la Carte Menus were created and prepared with care.
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Tips for your journey

  • Choose layered and comfortable clothing.
  • Wear compression stockings to facilitate blood circulation.
  • Walk around from time to time. Reserve an aisle seat so that you may leave your seat with ease.
  • Drink often, but avoid carbonated beverages.
  • Avoid overly generous portions at mealtimes.
  • Attach your seat belt below the abdomen, low on the pelvis.
  • Avoid travel starting from week 37 of your pregnancy and during the 7 days following childbirth.
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