Traveling with infant at six weeks old


Q: I currently live in Virginia, USA. I''m pregnant, due May 27th. When our son will be about 6 weeks old, we''re supposed to travel to a big family gathering in southern California. Recently there have been outbreaks of pertussis in southern California. How safe will it be to travel with a 6 week old? It'll involve 2 plane trips there and back, and a 5 hour drive to where we'll be staying in a state park, with my husband's VERY large, unvaccinated family. I'm worried about that and about all the people on the plane. If he was 10 weeks and up, I'd feel easier.

Any advice?


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