Know How to Buckle Up While Pregnant

By Bailey Miller
Reviewed by Alyssa Quimby, M.D.
July 03, 2024

Even though it may be uncomfortable, especially as your belly is growing, it’s important to always wear a seat belt in the car, truck, bus, or plane while pregnant.

Always make sure your seat belt is fastened securely and correctly to keep you and your baby safe in the unfortunate case of an accident. According to the Office on Women’s Health, the lap strap should go under your belly but above your hips. It should have a snug fit.