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Wondering if you will be able to enjoy anyrides at Disney World while pregnant?   Here’s some great news…expectant mothers can expect to have a lot of fun on a Disney vacation.   You’ll have to skip the roller coasters and thrill rides but Walt Disney’s original vision for his theme parks were for a place where families experienced things together so there are lots and lots of great attractions that you will be able to enjoy.    Rides all have signs posted near the entrance warning of any exclusions or limitations for physical considerations; these attractions will have a red triangle next to them on the Disney theme park map.   The park maps are your friend for another reason –that’s the fastest way to find the location of the nearest restroom.

Important!  The tips below should apply most healthy pregnancies but you should consult with your doctor about specific cautions relating to visiting the Disney theme parks during your pregnancy.   Heat, humidity and exertion may affect you differently during pregnancy so make sure you pay attention to swelling, fatigue, dizziness or any unusual symptoms.   Each of the Disney theme parks has a First Aid Center – do not hesitate to stop by if you start to feel any unusual symptoms.

Magic Kingdom Rides & Attractions Suitable During Pregnancy:

  • Walt Disney World Railroad
  • Swiss Family Tree House
  • The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
  • Enchanted Tiki room
  • Jungle Cruise
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Tom Sawyers Island
  • Country Bear Jamboree
  • Hall of Presidents
  • Liberty Square Riverboat
  • Haunted Mansion
  • It’s a small world
  • Peter Pan’s Flight
  • Mickey’s Philharmagic 3D Movie
  • Enchanted Tales with Belle
  • Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid
  • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • Astro Orbiter
  • Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover
  • Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
  • Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor
  • Parades
  • Shows & Live entertainment

Disney Advises Against Riding These Magic Kingdom Attractions During Pregnancy:

  • Splash mountain
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • Space Mountain
  • The Barnstormer
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
  • Tomorrowland Speedway

Epcot Rides & Attractions Suitable During Pregnancy:

  • Spaceship Earth
  • Ellen’s Energy Adventure
  • The Seas with Nemo & Friends
  • Turtle Talk with Crush
  • Soarin’
  • Living with the Land
  • Innoventions – StormStruck & Colortopia
  • The Circle of Life (film with seats – not so great)
  • Journey into Imagination with Figment
  • Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival (film with seats)
  • Advanced Training Lab area of Mission Space
  • Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
  • Phineas & Ferb: Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure
  • Reflections of China (Circle-Vision movie – standing)
  • The American Adventure
  • Impressions de France (Movie with seats)
  • O Canada! (Circle-Vision movie – standing)
  • World Showcase galleries and exhibits
  • IllumiNations Fireworks
  • Epcot has some great live entertainment in the World Showcase including the Jewelled Dragon Acrobats (China pavilion) and Serveur Amusant (balancing act / France pavilion).   See the Epcot Times Guide for show times during your visit.

Disney Advises Against Riding These Epcot Attractions During Pregnancy:


  • Test Track
  • Mission Space (Experience the Training Lab while the family rides)

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Rides & Attractions Suitable During Pregnancy:

  • Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage
  • The Great Movie Ride
  • Toy Story Midway Mania
  • Voyage of the Little Mermaid
  • Disney Jr. Live on Stage
  • Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular
  • Muppet Vision 3D
  • Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream
  • Fantasmic!

Disney Advises Against Riding These Disney Hollywood Studios Attractions During Pregnancy:

  • Tower of Terror
  • Rock ‘n Roller Coaster
  • Star Tours

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Rides & Attractions Suitable During Pregnancy:

  • Festival of the Lion King
  • Flights of Wonder bird show
  • Finding Nemo the Musical
  • Triceratop Spin
  • Kilimanjaro Safari
  • Animal viewing trails
  • Train ride to the Conservation Station
  • It’s Tough to be a Bug 3D.

Disney Advises Against Riding These Animal Kingdom Attractions During Pregnancy:

  • Kilimanjaro Safari
  • Dinosaur
  • Expedition Everest
  • Primeval whirl
  • Kali River Rapids

A Few More Tips:

  • Wear comfortable shoes.   If you’re having any trouble with your feet and ankles swelling, be sure to wear socks that will not bind.
  • Snacks – You will be allowed to bring snack items into the parks but be aware that Disney does not allow glass containers or hard-sided coolers.
  • Disney Dining Plan – Are you having a lot of nausea?   The dining plan might not make sense if you’re not eating much.   Do certain types of food seem to affect you badly during pregnancy?  Your travel agent can recommend restaurants to try and ones to avoid based on your dietary needs.
  • Get Some Photos – This is a special time and your baby’s first trip to Disney World so you should be sure to have some photos of you at Disney World.


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