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Pregnant women and babiesAny questions?

Can I travel when I'm pregnant?

Iberia allows pregnant women to travel, although, like the other airlines which are members of IATA (the International Air Transport Association) we recommend that you do not travel during the last month of pregnancy and up to 7 days after giving birth.

In some cases, medical authorization must be carried for travelling. Further information

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Can I take my baby's food on board?

According to current regulations, passengers travelling with babies may carry baby milk or juices.
Further information

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How can I transport my baby?

When you travel with your baby and you take the pram with you, you have two options:

  • Keeping the pram with you until you board the aircraft.
    If you do take it to the aircraft entrance, it may be transported in the cabin when cabin space allows. Otherwise, it will taken by the flight attendants, placed in the hold and handed over at the aircraft door on arrival (where feasible).
    This service is NOT guaranteed at every airport in the Iberia Group network. Certain destinations prohibit the use of passengers' own buggies in the airport. On these routes you will be able to pick up your buggy in the baggage reclaim hall on arrival, and if you are taking a connecting flight it will be checked through to your final destination.
  • Checking it in for free with the rest of your luggage
    If you check it in as hold baggage, it will be collected with the rest of your baggage from the carousels in the arrivals hall.

Iberia, conscious of what travelling with an infant involved, provided the same baggage allowance as for the accompanying adult, as well as a pushchair/foldable buggy or a car seat.
You can also take a bag for their food, drink and items required for the flight.

To make your baby's trip safer, on intercontinental flights, and for babies up to 8 months and 11 kg. maximum weight, Iberia has available a certain number of sky-cots.

These skycots, along with the seats for the adult passengers who accompany the infant, cannot be booked online.

To book a skycot please contact the Iberia office in your country, who will inform you if you will be able to book a seat for yourself in the area asigned to skycots.

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How soon can a mother and newborn baby travel with Iberia?

Iberia permits travel from any time but recommends that premature babies or those less than 1 week old should not travel by air.

Please remember that babies may suffer pain due to cabin pressure changes and that they should be kept well-hydrated.

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