Of the many trends invented by the travel industry to pry dollars from our wallets — hello, staycation! — one of the most popular in recent years has been the "babymoon."
Unlike a honeymoon, which, of course, happens just after the wedding, a babymoon occurs shortly before the big event. The theory is that a little person is about to thwart such previously known luxuries as sleep and travel, so why not treat that mama-to-be to a little getaway while a little getaway can still be had?
Voila — babymoon!
I thought little of the concept until an obstetrician recently told me that he dissuades travel during pregnancy, especially to less-developed countries....