Is It Safe to Experience Helicopter Ride While Pregnant?

As it’s very known that during pregnancy there is a state of boredom that hit every mother, especially in the last phase. Each mother tries to discover many activities that are safe for the baby, and to relief some of the pregnancy stress.
Which brings us to our main concern is it safe to go for a helicopter ride while pregnant? It would be unfair to visit Dubai and not get the chance to take a look from above.
Along with, witnessing the most important landmarks, it is completely not harmful to travel or take a ride while being pregnant.
There is no evidence to suggest that the variations in air pressure or the drop in humidity have a detrimental effect on you or your baby.
If your pregnancy has been uncomplicated and you are in good health throughout the entire process, however, it's possible that lengthy flights can raise your risk of getting a blood clot.
So, can you ride in a helicopter while being pregnant? It requires the doctor’s consultation, and taking a small ride if it’s possible.

Effects of cabin pressure on pregnancy

There are things that you can take to lower the likelihood of anything like having a blood clot during your helicopter tour.
Although, there is no proof that flying will cause you to miscarry, go into early labor, or have your waters rupture earlier than expected.
As long as are not experiencing any complications with your pregnancy, flying sometimes while you are carrying a child is safe for both you and your unborn child.
Yet, in the event that you require urgent medical attention, you should make sure you are familiar with the medical facilities that are there at your location.

Things to put in mind when going on a helicopter ride while pregnant?

1-The Pilot
Make sure you helicopter pilot s skilled professionals with extensive training and flight time.
He has repeatedly flown the same route in the same helicopter under various weather conditions. 

2-The Helicopter
You can watch that each helicopter goes through a series of testing prior to every flight if you arrive at the airport early.
Only until the helicopter maintenance engineers have determined that it is airworthy following refueling, and only then, is the helicopter allowed to take off.

3-Know the in-flight safety procedures
Helicopters are equipped with a variety of in-flight safety features for the protection of the passengers.
All passengers must be buckled up the entire journey to prevent them from being thrown around as the helicopters swoop and serve.
In order to converse with the Pilot and block out helicopter noise, everyone is also given noise-canceling headphones.

Why choose Helicopter Tour Dubai?

Generally speaking, it is perfectly safe to take helicopter ride while pregnant, but you should wait until you reach a comfortable state before doing so. 
Ask your doctor about it so that you can play it safe and have the solutions to any questions or concerns you might have handy. 
Participate only in smooth helicopter rides that go smoothly, and stay away from landing tours and doors-off flights, both of which can be a little bit too hard.
And contact us to pick the package that suits you and we will be at your service and ensure you get the experience of a lifetime.

Tags: Helicopter , Dubaitours, Helicoptertour,

Published: 27/11/2022 17:35
Modified: 17/01/2023 15:05

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FAQ

Our price range starts from AED 675.

The Helicopter Safety Team will take care of each passenger until the helicopter land safely. Our Helicopters and Pilots are fully certified by GCAA.
You will fly at around 1,000 – 1,500feet
The fastest recorded speed of a helicopter is roughly 248 miles per hour
The Helicopter is the only aircraft that can move forward, backward, side-to-side, and hover. It can also take off and land in tight spaces.
A helicopter tour by helicopter tour Dubai is a memory of a lifetime, which you don’t want to waste worrying about wearing something not comfortable enough for the tour.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a light jacket for the drop in temperature as you go up.
  • Wear comfortable shoes that will not come loose.
  • Wear sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Keep long hair pulled back.
  • Do not wear loose jewelry.
  • For better pictures: wear dark-colored clothes since they reduce the reflection on the helicopter windows. Unlike lighter colors that tend to ruin your photos due to the window's reflection.
A maximum of 5-6 passengers is allowed on each flight.
All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian. Children below 2 years are not allowed due to GCAA regulations.

Atlantis Hotel Helipad (White Beach Parking) and Dubai Police Academy.

Women up to 32 weeks pregnant have to provide a doctor's certificate allowing them to fly.

Operating on a daily basis from 9 am – 5 pm (before sunset). 

Check-in 45 Min earlier for weigh-in, safety briefing, passport control, and security along with an original/copy of passport or official photo ID.

Anytime as per your schedule because the visibility is unpredictable.

Yes, to secure your seats please book your flight prior as timings are subject to availability.

Yes, because children have their own seats. 

Parking is available outside the terminal building.

The weight limit is 125 kgs per passenger if passengers weigh more or close to this, may have to wait for a flight that can safely accommodate their weight. We cannot offer a tour if a seat belt extender is required.

Once inside the helicopter, you can take your own pictures as many as you can. But you cannot take pictures while walking to and from Heliport to the helicopter due to safety precautions.

The final seating in the helicopter is determined by the weights of all passengers in the flight. You can request a seat, but we cannot guarantee in advance.

Only sunglasses and a smartphone or small camera are permitted on board; complimentary lockers are available for other valuables. Selfie sticks and tablets are not permitted on board.

Smartphones and consumer cameras are welcome. Selfie sticks, tablets and professional cameras, and lenses of more than 400 mm are not permitted on board.

Tours canceled more than 48 hours prior to departure will receive a 100% refund
Tours canceled 24 to 48 hours prior to departure will receive a 50% refund
Tours canceled less than 24 hours prior to departure will not be refunded