Bed rest is not the piece of cake that everyone seems to think it is. Here are some things to help you occupy your time.
Bed Rest Advice - What bed rest advice do you have?
What bed rest advice do you have for moms?
Bedrest in Pregnancy
Learn about protecting certain conditions of pregnancy with bedrest and the types of bedrest often used and why.
Days in Waiting
Days in Waiting: A Guide to Surviving Pregnancy Bedrest
Pregnancy from the Shadows
Many times pregnancy is a time of joy, however, there are a number of families who are dealing with complicated pregnancies. Moms tell how they coped. From your About.com Guide.
Online Childbirth Class
Your complete online childbirth class, perfect for bedrest! Everything from pregnancy to labor positioning, medications, cesareans and postpartum care. We've got you covered!
Bedrest and Pregnancy Forum
This pregnancy forum is a great place to meet other moms and to discuss pregnancy related issues and complications, including bedrest. A great way to pass the time...
Bedrest Fitness DVD by Darline Turner-Lee
Bedrest Fitness DVD by Darline Turner-Lee is designed for moms who are on pregnancy bedrest to help them maintain muscle tone and yet do so gently.
Keep Em Cookin'
This site advocates for pregnant women to help them understand the risks of preterm birth, to be able to identify preterm labor and to advocate for themselves and their babies. They have great articles, many stories as well as forums for families to band together in the tough times that prematurity and pregnancy complications can bring.
Mamas on Bedrest
Here you'll find blog posts and podcasts with people making a difference in the lives of bedresting moms.
15 Reasons Bedrest is Good
The silver linings of bedrest.
What it is and why it helps.
Questions to ask your health care provider.
How to survive.
Help for the family of the mom on bedrest.
High Risk Pregnancy Resources
Books, videos, organizations and more in one handy list.
Sidelines is a network of support groups across the country for women with complicated pregnancies and their families.
Somethings for a mom to do on bedrest
Compiled by SideLines.org and the moms who've been there.
Childbirth Classes and Bedrest
Taking childbirth classes in pregnancy is a huge milestone, but for many moms on bedrest it becomes something that they have to skip all together. Here are some creative ways to still get your childbirth class information and stay on bedrest.
What did you do for childbirth class while on bed rest?
Bed rest might be unexpected but how do you cope with finishing up your to do list of pregnancy? This might be particularly hard when it comes to your childbirth class. Read these tips or leave your own!