Flechas said:Changes in mood affect the rest of the crew though!!
lowlycfi said:I can vouch for that! I'm not a woman, so I don't know the details of SWA's rules, but I remember a few women I've flown with have said it's up to their doctor. I've flown with some pretty pregnant stews at SWA so they must be able to fly well into the pregnancy. I don't think its a good idea after day one of the pregnancy, though I'm sure economics play a big role in each woman's decision. Read the following article and see if you agree:
Miscarriage Risk For Flight Attendants
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NEW YORK (Reuters) -- ................. They believe pilots and cabin crews may be vulnerable to the potentially harmful effects of phenomena including disruptions to their sleep-wake cycles, increased gravitational forces, noise, vibration, decompression, and long-term exposure to cosmic radiation and numerous chemicals. SOURCE: Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (1998;40(3):210-216) [/FONT]