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How do we ensure our pregnant employee is safe to fly?

Q: As a bonus, we are taking our staff on a trip involving a domestic flight. There will also be outdoor activities. Our concern is that we have an employee who will be 35 weeks pregnant at the time of the trip. This employee is already struggling to spend a whole day at work due to discomfort caused by the pregnancy.

We are aware that the airline requires a medical certificate for the employee to fly that confirms (among other details) the due date and that the employee is safe to fly. Could you please advise if there any other precautions we should be taking?

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