A lot of expectant mothers worry about travelling while pregnant. It’s true, there’s a lot to think about, but that doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea. In fact, taking a holiday while you’re pregnant can be a great way of getting the rest and relaxation you need, which will de-stress both you and your bump. In order to make it as easy as possible on your babymoon, there are a few life hacks you should know.
Trying to travel as lightly as possible will make the journey easier, by making your suitcase easy to wheel and avoid strain on your back. But with all the extras pregnancy demands (don’t forget your flight socks and those heartburn tablets) prioritising accessories and clothing can be hard.
One of the biggest dilemmas facing expectant and new mums when travelling is what to wear. When you’re pregnant, comfort is key. Breathable fabrics such as cotton and knits are ideal, to save you getting too hot and bothered. It’s also advisable to wear clothing with as few zips and fasteners as possible, as you’re likely to need regular trips to the bathroom.
Whether you’re pregnant or you’ve already had your baby, the clothing you’ll be the most thankful for when travelling are items that can be layered over one another. In pregnancy, layers are vital to help combat the sudden temperature changes that come with travelling. This is also the case when travelling with baby, plus the added advantage of being able to throw something over what you’re wearing to disguise any unexpected stains!
If you’re an expectant or new mother about to head off for your babymoon, we’re here to help take the stress out of your travel wardrobe. Established in 2005, Queen Bee is one of Australia’s leading boutiques for stylish maternity and motherhood clothing, including a huge variety of items ideal for travel. Every item in our extensive range has been hand selected for style and yet are cut for comfort in breathable fabrics, helping you look and feel your best while travelling. Even better, many of our tops are specially designed for nursing, with discreet fastenings enabling you to feed your baby on-the-go.
We were delighted to be featured in a recent article by Bupa Travel Insurance, ‘Survive a Long Flight with These Top Travel Accessories’. Read the article to find out which item of clothing we think is absolutely essential for expectant mums to be comfortable of a flight.
Travelling need not leave expectant and new mums hot and bothered anymore. You can step off the plane in style, thanks to Queen Bee.