Pregnant at Disneyland

Disneyland: Who has been pregnant at Disneyland and ACTUALLY consulted their physician about specifics before hand.

From Jacque Doubleyou
Posted March 8, 2009 at 1:26 PM
I am chaperoning a Disneyland trip for some middle schoolers with my best friend. I am married and have one child and she is about to be married, so this is the only chance we will have to go to Disneyland together as gal pals. In our 22 years as best friends we have never been together. The trip is in April and I just found out that I am pregnant. I've been to Disneyland pregnant before and followed all of the restrictions except for one. Splash mountain. My obgyn told me that flume rides aren't rickety and the only concern is the braking at the end of the last drop. She said that the braking on these rides are still more gradual than even braking at a stop sign in your car so it is more than safe. I still only rode it once because I had an aching sense of guilt and doubt and figured that I was better safe than sorry. I will probably not ride it this time because I will be paranoid. Has anyone ever asked their ob about pregnancy and water rides like that? I don't want to hear from anyone who just through caution to the wind and rode it because they thought it was ok. I am looking for only answers from people who have sought medical advice.

From Erin W
Posted March 8, 2009 at 2:11 PM
I went to Disney World (all 4 parks in one day), while I was 4.5 months pregnant with my daughter. I did talk to my OB beforehand since I was a high-risk pregnancy and he told me that I could do whatever I felt comfortable doing. I did space mountain, splash mountain, rockin roller coaster, tower of terror, everest...and everything else pretty much. I had no problems at all. BUT I think if your doc gives the ok, you know your body best...

From Jacque Doubleyou
Posted March 8, 2009 at 10:51 PM
Wow! Thanks, I had never heard that before!

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