NurtureFirst has partnered with to provide specialist travel insurance cover for pregnant travellers and their travelling companions.

Being pregnant shouldn't stop you from travelling; in fact, enjoying a relaxing holiday before getting ready to give birth could be just the tonic!

With's pregnancy travel insurance you'll be covered for medical expenses for normal pregnancy and normal childbirth for travel up to week 28 for a single pregnancy, week 0 to week 24 inclusive for a multiple pregnancy, as long as your airline or other transport provider is happy to carry you and you are not travelling against doctor's advice. From weeks 29 - 40, cover for medical expenses & cancellation cover is only provided should complications occur.

There is no extra charge for pregnancy travel insurance and no need to declare your pregnancy when you buy unless you have any associated diagnosed medical conditions.

Pregnancy is not a medical condition so you are able to travel until you are quite late into your pregnancy. Our policies include emergency medical expenses cover for pregnancy and childbirth from week 0 to week 28 for a single pregnancy, week 0 to week 24 inclusive for a multiple pregnancy, whilst you are away. From the start of week 29 to week 40 of the pregnancy, there is no cover for claims relating to normal pregnancy and normal childbirth, or cancellation, however, medical expenses and cancellation cover can be provided if the following complications arise:-

Toxemia, Gestational Hypertension, Ectopic Pregnancy, Post-partum haemorrhage, Pre-eclampsia, Molar pregnancy or Hydatidiform mole, Retained Placenta Membrane, Placenta abruption, Hyperemesis gravidarum, Placenta praevia, Stillbirth, Miscarriage, Emergency Caesarean, a termination needed for medical reasons and Premature birth more than 12 weeks before the expected delivery date, or 16 weeks if you know you’re having more than one baby, before the expected delivery date.

Airlines and Ferry/Shipping Companies including Cruise Liners have their own restrictions due to health and safety requirements. You should check with them, or any other mode of transport you propose to take, before you book. Denial of boarding by the Carrier is not covered so you should check that you will be able to travel with the Carrier/Airline in advance.

It is essential if at the time of booking your trip you are aware you are pregnant that you ensure you are able to have the required vaccinations for that trip; no cover will be provided for cancellation in the event that after booking you discover travel is advised against or you are unable to receive the vaccinations required for that country.

Our single trip pregnancy travel insurance will provide cover for individual trips up to a total of 94 days but if you travel more regularly our annual cover could be more cost effective. This will provide cover for an unlimited number of trips in a 12 month period up to 31 days each trip.

For further information or if you have any queries whatsoever, please call our travel service centre on 0330 024 9906 and quote NurtureFirst.