Twenty-eight weeks pregnant with twins. Can I fly from coast to coast?

Patient

Q: I have a flight booked for mid-February where I'll be twenty-eight weeks pregnant with twins. I'll be flying from CA to MD because I'll have a lot more family help with my pregnancy, etc. What's the likeliehood of me going into labor on this seven-hour flight, and would you recommend flying at this stage since I'm having multiples? The last I checked, I'm healthy however my cercival length is short.

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