Pregnant Women and Infants on Cruises
Pregnant Women and Infants

Restrictions for Pregnant Women and Infants

Cruise lines requesting a physician's letter (faxed in advance or hand delivered at time of check- in) will require this letter to state that woman and baby are in good health, fit to travel, and that the pregnancy is not high-risk. The letter must also include the expected date of the child's birth.

Carnival Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 27 weeks or less on day of embarkation. Physician's letter is recommended at time of check in.
Infants: Minimum age is 4 months.

Celebrity Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 27 weeks or less on day of embarkation. A physician's letter must be faxed to the Access Department (800-882-8292) for women in any stage of pregnancy.
Infants: No minimum age requirement, unless it is a "Celebrity Escape" sail date that requires every passenger to be 21 or older.

Clipper Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: There are no written guidelines. Each case is considered individually. Please contact reservations for details.
Infants: Minimum age is 9 years.

Costa Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 6 months or less on day of embarkation. Women past 6 months will need to have a Special Requirements form filled out by their physician and faxed to Costa at 954-266-5854.
Infants: No minimum age requirement.

Cruise West Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: There are no written guidelines. Each case is considered individually. Please contact reservations for details.
Infant: No minimum age requirement.

Crystal Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 6 months or less on day of disembarkation.
Infants: Minimum age is 6 months. Crystal reserves the right to limit all children under the age of 3 years.

Cunard Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 6 months or less on day of embarkation. A physician's letter must be faxed to Guest Services (305-459-3546) for women in any stage of pregnancy.
Infants: Minimum age is 12 months.

Delta Queen Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: No restrictions. Pregnant women in any phase of pregnancy will be allowed.
Infants: No minimum age requirement.

Disney Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 24 weeks or less on day of embarkation. A Medical Information Form must be filled out by physician and faxed to Inventory Control (407-566-7739) for women in any stage of pregnancy.
Infants: Minimum age is 12 weeks.

Holland America Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 24 weeks or less on day of disembarkation. A physician's letter must be faxed to Access and Compliance (800-577-1731) for women in any stage of pregnancy.
Infants: Minimum age is 12 weeks.

Norwegian Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 24 weeks or less on day of disembarkation. A physician's letter must be faxed to Passenger Courtesy (305-436-4147) for women in any stage of pregnancy.
Infants: Minimum age is 6 months. Children under 6 months will be allowed to board with a physician's approval. Fax to above listed phone #.

Mediterranean Shipping Cruises

Pregnant Women: No restrictions. Pregnant women in any phase of pregnancy will be allowed.
Infants: No minimum age requirement.

Oceania Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 6 months or less on day of embarkation. Women over 6 months will need to have a physician's letter faxed to 305-514-2222.
Infants: Minimum age is 2 years.

Orient Cruise Line

Please see Norwegian Cruise Line's guidelines.

Peter Deilmann

Pregnant Women: No restrictions. Pregnant women in any phase of pregnancy will be allowed.
Infants: No minimum age requirement.

Princess Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 6 months or less on day of disembarkation. A physician's letter must be faxed to Fleet Medical Dept (661-753-0121) for women in any stage of pregnancy.
Infants: Minimum age is 6 months on most itineraries. Certain exotic and lengthy itineraries may require the child to be 1 year old. Please check with Princess Reservation Dept. to confirm.

Radisson Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 6 months or less on day of disembarkation. A physician's letter is recommended at check in.
Infants: Minimum age is 1 year. Radisson reserves the right to limit all children under 3 years of age.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 27 weeks or less on day of embarkation. A physician's letter must be faxed to the Access Department (305-539-6666) for women in any stage of pregnancy.
Infants: No minimum age requirement.

Seabourn Cruise Line

Please see Cunard Cruise Line's guidelines.

Seadream Yacht Club

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 6 months or less on day of embarkation. A physician's letter needs to be faxed to 305-856-7599 for women in any stage of pregnancy.
Infants: Minimum age is 1 year. Children under 1 year will be allowed to board with a physician's approval. Fax to above listed phone #.

Silversea Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 6 months or less on day of embarkation.
Infants: Minimum age is 1 year. Silversea reserves the right to limit all children under 3 years of age.

Star Clipper Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 6 months or less on day of disembarkation.
Infants: No minimum age requirement.

Uniworld

Pregnant Women: Permitted to board if pregnant for 6 months or less on day of embarkation.
Infants: Minimum age is 8 years.

Viking Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: No restrictions. Pregnant women in any phase of pregnancy will be allowed.
Infants: Minimum age is 12 years.

Windjammer Barefoot Cruise Line

Pregnant Women: There are no written guidelines. Each case is considered individually. Please contact reservations for details.
Infants: Minimum age is 6 years.

Windstar Cruise Line

Please see Holland America Cruise Line's guidelines.