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Is it safe to go through airport scanners?

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4 years ago
I'll be traveling in a few weeks and I'll be about 9 weeks pregnant. Do you think it's going to be ok to go through all the airport security things? With all that talk about body scans and bomb detectors I worry.

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4 years ago
I think this is an "ask your doctor" question, but plenty of women (including me) ask for a pat down instead of the scanner, just to be sure. Nobody has ever given me a hard time about it, even when I didn't look that pregnant. The only trick was keeping track of my two year old while standing perfectly still with my arms outstretched.
4 years ago
Great idea, rfishfed. We'll be with my MIL and we haven't broken the news yet. I'm going to have to think of some tricky way to ask for the pat down.

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