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29/05/2014 at 19:33
Can anyone help me with this?
i fly at 27w return at 28w mw has provided letter, gp won't as they have the opinion mw letter is enough as I'm under mw only care.
Airline have since said must be gp approval.
has anyone flown with just a mw letter?
ive been on Google all day and I'm worried I won't get my return flight :(
29/05/2014 at 19:49
29/05/2014 at 20:42
My midwife wouldn't do it and so I needed a gp letter for 31 weeks. They asked for it at the gate too. They can refuse boarding so worth getting it IMO.
29/05/2014 at 20:51
I fly to Spain tomorrow at 27 weeks, and back next Friday when I'm 28 weeks. When I asked my MW she said I probably wouldn't need it. I asked her to do me one anyway but she must have forgotten. I'm a little worried but as long as I get out there I don't care lol. Will let you know how I get on! X
29/05/2014 at 21:15
My mw unit is within my gp surgery so when I asked the gp he's said no because the mw does them. I'm just concerned.
The letter says I'm 27w and I've no complications I suppose if I take my mw notes it will show that all my pregnancy history is in it stating I'm fine. I'll only be 3 days over 28w on my return so not heavily pregnant as such. I just don't need the extra stress!!
what airline are you flying with browny?
29/05/2014 at 22:00
Ryan Air. Its policy says you need a fit to fly very after 28 weeks. I look pretty small so hopefully won't be an issue! Probably jinxed myself now though :/
30/05/2014 at 08:30
I flew with Ryanair in April - out at 27 weeks and back at 28 weeks. Their policy is that you need a Fit to Fly note if you are flying after 28 weeks pregnant. I downloaded a form from their website and took it to my mw who filled it in and stamped it with the surgery stamp.
I wasn't asked for this by anyone but its good to have it.
Check your airlines policy and give them a call if you are unsure.
01/06/2014 at 14:45
I just flew at 27+5 with Ryanair, returned today. I had no note as not 28 weeks but no one even questioned it.
02/06/2014 at 11:39
Snowflake - what airlien is it? if they put it in writing to you that they need GP not just MW, I would just show your GP a copy and ask him to do the letter, at the end of the day if that is the airlines rule then so be it. I am flying at 32 weeks with Easyjet and they need nothing in writing at all up to 35 weeks other than your maternity notes to show how far along you are. I flew with Monarch before when I was 30 weeks and needed a doctors note and was asked to show it - all the airlines are different but I would hate for it to cause an issue for you at the boarding gate!
03/06/2014 at 20:16
I've got here with no questions asked its just the getting home on concerned about. I have it in an email that they need gp approval but they still said no. I have my mw letter and notes so hopefully if asked that will be enough.
Bump totally loves the sun and I've grown a fair bit in the last few days! I was relatively small on my way out too!
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