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Old 09-25-2012, 05:02 PM   #16
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We're planning on going this December with our DD who will be almost 3. I'll also be about 7 months pregnant. I went once before when I was 4 months pregnant in August. I admit I was bummed because DH got to ride all of the fun rides while I sat out. This trip, however is for our DD since she has never been. I plan on taking it really slow! I also know we'll be able to go back in another year or two.
I work out (yoga and walk 5-6 days a week) so I feel I'm up to the walking. It'll also be nice to be at Disney for the holidays when it's not disgusting outside.
It's honestly up to you.
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Old 09-27-2012, 04:40 AM   #17
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Since you're not flying, you should be able to make the decision fairly close to the last minute. Wait and see how you feel at 5 or 6 months. Every pregnancy is different, so you could be completely miserable, or even on bed rest by 7 months.
If you opt to go after the baby is born, do the same thing. Some babies are super easy to deal with, while others are not.

That said, we canceled a trip when we started trying for our first, because we wanted to save money. We should have just gone, because it was our last opportunity to vacation before we had kids.
We then took our son when he was 3 months old, which was a perfectly lovely trip, but we had a baby in tow, and since it was just us, we skipped a lot of attractions, because we didn't want to ride alone.

Ultimately, I would do whatever worked for my family. We took the trip with the 3 month old, because we were facing 2 years without Disney.
Now I'm considering taking a trip in a few months, and we're trying for our second, so I may be pregnant. I doubt I'd be willing to go on a trip in my 7th month, especially with a toddler.
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:45 AM   #18
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I've never been 7 months pregnant, but I've traveled with infants, and it's about the easiest age to travel with kids.
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Old 09-28-2012, 10:25 AM   #19
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After talking with DH, I'm still not sure what we're going to do. lol We might end up going a little early while I still have energy. I walk about four miles a day right now, and think I'll still have enough energy for Disney at least through the next few months.

Lots of ideas and options, and we appreciate hearing them. Thanks.
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Old 09-28-2012, 01:49 PM   #20
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Personally, I would wait for the reasons already mentioned: Potential premature birth, being uncomfortable, traveling there and not being able to move around much, etc.

I'm going to be pregnant on this trip, but only two months along, so I'm planning on taking it easy. I would much rather go with an infant than go during the last half of the third trimester.

Actually, I would rather go with an infant than with a toddler!
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Old 09-28-2012, 01:58 PM   #21
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We took dd when she was 8 weeks. It was great. We have two other kids that were 4 & 2 and everyone had a blast. I would not want to go 7 months pregnant, but of you are walking 4 miles every day, maybe it would be nbd for you. I just wouldn't want to miss out on riding, bc I love the rides.
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:30 PM   #22
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Two things: my wife was 4 months pregnant on our first trip and she hated it. She didn't walk a lot prior to the trip, though, so you be better off than her. You'll be at a point where any morning sickness should be gone, which is also good (my wife was still getting sick a lot, even though it was into the second trimester).

Second point, which no one brings up when talking about an infant at Disney - maybe I was just a worrier, but I didn't even like brining my infant to tag sales in the hot sun. There is no sun screen that a baby can use, and their skin is so fare, it just terrified me. I couldn't imagine having an infant at Disney. I don't know how I would do it. That said, you've got a lot more experience than me with infants (our only one is just 4 months now), so you should trust your own judgement on it, but I thought it was a point worth mentioning.
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:26 PM   #23
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I've been 6.5 months pregnant with little ones in tow and had a great time. I did have to sit out many rides due to restrictions. I think it's a nice family memory before the new baby is born. Waiting later is not the end of the world either but I wouldn't want to bring a baby younger than 3 months (just a personal decision). The thing I love about Disney is each child will appreciate different things at various ages. Every time we go it's a new adventure and I love that! You'll have a great vacation no matter which you decide and congratulations on your new blessing!!
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