• Obstetrics
  • Sharon Phelan M.D., a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of New Mexico, and a spokesperson for ACOG, says, "Much of the push for bed rest came in the period from 1950 to 1960 when hypertensive disease in pregnancy was a cause of significant mortality and morbidity for mother and infant. (newswise.com)
  • Bed rest is misperceived as an inexpensive, innocuous, logical recommendation,' Dr. Joseph Biggio Jr. of the University of Alabama at Birmingham wrote in the latest issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology , a journal read by thousands of OB-GYNs. (foxnews.com)
  • symptoms
  • After experiencing labor-like symptoms six months into her pregnancy, Kelli's doctor recommended cutting back on her work as a web master and avoiding stressful situations, such as driving in rush-hour traffic. (twinsmagazine.com)
  • The symptoms and discomforts of pregnancy are those presentations and conditions that result from pregnancy but do not significantly interfere with activities of daily living or pose a threat to the health of the mother or baby. (wikipedia.org)
  • To treat pregnancy symptoms they would eat a bland diet of eggs or rice and would be massaged with olive oil. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • While to some women, the idea of bed rest may come as a relief, it also can bring its own set of problems. (lifehack.org)
  • In its strictest form, women on total bed rest must be in bed at all times and lie on their side, even while eating. (lifehack.org)
  • Women should be aware of these going into the rest itself. (lifehack.org)
  • Beyond the obvious inconvenience, "Bed rest in hospital or at home has financial implications for women and their families, and for healthcare services," the authors say. (newswise.com)
  • The reviewers note that a majority of women in the bed-rest group said that they would not choose bed rest in future pregnancies. (newswise.com)
  • While the occasional mother may welcome this doctor-mandated time off her feet, for most women all rest and no work or play is not a vacation. (askdrsears.com)
  • In a separate review of past studies that failed to support bed rest, a trio of obstetricians and ethicists at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, went a step farther: They said it's not ethical to keep prescribing bed rest unless the women are enrolled in a research study, like they are for other unproven treatments. (foxnews.com)
  • The study also raises questions about harm, although the women who rested merely may have been at higher risk for a preemie. (foxnews.com)
  • Six women were normotensive during the course of the pregnancy. (biomedsearch.com)
  • According to estimates, one in five women is told to limit activity at some point in her pregnancy. (cafemom.com)
  • Women have given up jobs, had to scramble to find care for older children, and otherwise turned their lives upside down to adhere to the prescribed bed rest. (cafemom.com)
  • The number of pregnancies in women ages 15 to 44 is 133 per 1,000 women. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among unintended pregnancies in the United States, 60% of the women used birth control to some extent during the month pregnancy occurred. (wikipedia.org)
  • Midwifery is a women's profession that assists women from pregnancy to newborn care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Midwives are responsible for the pregnant women during their pregnancies without any formal training or learning except for what they believe they receive from their dreams. (wikipedia.org)
  • After conception, women would rest in bed to "preserve the seed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Parity
  • Similarly, the term parity is used for the number of times that a female carries a pregnancy to a viable stage. (wikipedia.org)
  • In-progress pregnancies, abortions, miscarriages and/ or stillbirths account for parity values being less than the gravida number. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood clots
  • When you are in a resting position for a long period of time, this can make your circulation sluggish and blood clots easier to form. (lifehack.org)
  • Anxiety
  • It turns out that bed rest can lead to a whole host of issues, not the least of which is increased stress and anxiety due to being on bed rest. (fatherly.com)
  • However, there are still 8 months to go before your baby is born - and the pregnancy can be packed with anxiety and suspense. (drmalpani.com)
  • time
  • Do you need to be in bed all the time? (lifehack.org)
  • Time went quickly for me because I actuall got the much needed rest that I craved. (medhelp.org)
  • At the time, 6 yrs ago, I had noone, so it didn't matter that I was stuck in bed. (medhelp.org)
  • Around 20 percent of mothers are confined to a week or more in bed at some time during their pregnancy. (askdrsears.com)
  • Bed rest is a broad term that doesn't just mean staying in bed all the time - and during that treatment study, doctors were free to decide if the participants also should restrict their activities, essentially offering a real-world test of the effects. (foxnews.com)
  • It is clearly finest to stop these activities effectively bed rest during pregnancy driving you begin attempting to conceive, for those who want assist in cutting them out talk to your doctor Stop having such habits nicely before you begin to try to have a child, their effects linger in the body for quite some time. (jamiegrissim.com)
  • During my first pregnancy I spent an awful lot of time convinced that every pain I felt was something wrong and every bit of discharge was amniotic fluid. (owlbeme.com)
  • I'm a full-time physician who is now a full-time couch potato, by virtue of being put on bed rest at 23 weeks into my second pregnancy for cervical insufficiency. (blogspot.com)
  • If you're someone who spent a significant amount of time on bed rest during a pregnancy, you may want to stop reading now and save yourself some frustration over time that may have been wasted. (cafemom.com)
  • Bed rest, also referred to as the rest-cure, is a medical treatment in which a person lies in bed for most of the time to try to cure an illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Not only were patients to be isolated in bed for an extended time, they were advised to avoid other activities that may mentally exhaust them such as writing or drawing. (wikipedia.org)
  • A woman who is (or has been only) pregnant for the first time is referred to as a primigravida, and a woman in subsequent pregnancies as a multigravida or as multiparous. (wikipedia.org)
  • midwives
  • Most doctors and midwives say that the added rest and relaxation are alone beneficial. (verywell.com)
  • The prenatal care provided by midwives includes periodic massages, examinations, attending the delivery and tending to both new mother and child following the birth in the week of bed rest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Confinement is a traditional term referring to the period of pregnancy when an upper-class, noble or royal woman would withdraw from society in medieval and tudor times be confined to their rooms with midwives, ladies-in-waiting and female family members only to attend them. (wikipedia.org)
  • triplets
  • A multiple pregnancy (i.e. carrying twins, triplets, etc. (lifehack.org)
  • Play media Identical triplets come from a monozygotic pregnancy, three fetuses from one egg. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most common set, strictly fraternal triplets, comes from a polyzygotic pregnancy of three eggs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between these types, triplets that include an identical (monozygotic) pair of siblings plus a fraternal sibling are the result of a dizygotic pregnancy, where one zygote divides into two fetuses and the other doesn't. (wikipedia.org)
  • fetus
  • It is commonly known as global growth restriction, and indicates that the fetus has developed slowly throughout the duration of the pregnancy and was thus affected from a very early stage. (wikipedia.org)
  • hospital
  • I was on bedrest in the hospital for about 6 weeks with my first. (medhelp.org)
  • Being trapped in your home or the hospital, not doing the tasks you normally do, can make you feel inadequate," says Kristine Jablonski, a Placentia, California, psychotherapist who was on bed rest herself during two pregnancies. (twinsmagazine.com)
  • The day my healthy pregnancy turned into hospital bed rest. (owlbeme.com)
  • Surround yourself with your favorite things: favorite pillows, family pictures and other items that comfort you, especially if you're placed on hospital bed rest. (franpitre.com)
  • however
  • In reality, however, restrictions on movement during pregnancy can pose challenges and even certain health risks. (mayoclinic.org)
  • However different new, more noticeable modifications to bed rest during pregnancy driving physique at the moment are taking place. (jamiegrissim.com)
  • However do not forget to keep steadiness by including an actual effort to consult a health care provider if obligatory and begin this system participate pregnancy. (jamiegrissim.com)
  • However, if he does not advise bed rest, and the patient miscarries, then no one will ever forgive this doctor. (drmalpani.com)
  • The most shocking part, however, was that was double the number of those who weren't put on bed rest . (cafemom.com)
  • Bed rest, however, is less beneficial than staying active. (wikipedia.org)
  • second
  • So, when during my second pregnancy, I started to feel funny, I blamed it on stress and went on with my evening. (owlbeme.com)
  • As we anticipate the birth of our second child, we have already been thrown a curve ball with the threat of a very premature birth and a prescription for bed rest. (blogspot.com)
  • Disappointed by its performance, which Braxton attributed to the little promotion activities that the Arista management had arranged for her due to her second pregnancy, she parted with her record label due to the album's commercial failure in April 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Interestingly, the new study found those who rested were more likely to have private insurance, raising questions about the influence of social rather than medical factors. (foxnews.com)
  • Later medical consensus seems to be that bed rest can actually be detrimental to a woman's health. (fatherly.com)
  • As a treatment, bed rest is mentioned in the earliest medical writings. (wikipedia.org)
  • moms
  • To maintain a positive attitude, connect with other moms-to-be on bed rest or those who have been through it. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Yet estimates suggest nearly 1 in 5 moms-to-be is told to cut her activity - ranging from quitting work to actually staying in bed all day - at some point during pregnancy. (foxnews.com)
  • risk
  • New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies - bed rest - doesn't seem to prevent premature birth, and might even worsen that risk. (foxnews.com)
  • Of the 250 who were put on bed rest to lower their risk, nearly 40 percent of them still delivered prematurely. (cafemom.com)
  • restrictions
  • Bed rest might mean different things to different doctors, so make sure you ask about what your restrictions are. (lifehack.org)
  • If your health care provider recommends restrictions on movement during pregnancy, ask questions to make sure you understand the rules. (mayoclinic.org)
  • multiple
  • A multiple birth is the culmination of one multiple pregnancy, wherein the mother delivers two or more offspring. (wikipedia.org)
  • A multiple pregnancy may be the result of the fertilization of a single egg that then splits to create identical fetuses, or it may be the result of the fertilization of multiple eggs that create fraternal fetuses, or it may be a combination of these two. (wikipedia.org)
  • A multiple pregnancy from a single zygote is called monozygotic, from two zygotes is called dizygotic, or from two or more zygotes is called polyzygotic. (wikipedia.org)
  • advise
  • It's also good for them to advise bed rest. (drmalpani.com)
  • I highly advise that your bed or couch be equipped with some memory foam, and (at the least), the egg crate foam for better comfort on those painful pressure points , such as the hips, shoulders and buttocks. (franpitre.com)
  • period
  • The exams for female ovarian reserve will help estimate how many eggs a woman has, but they are not able to determine the standard of those eggs or whether a lady may have bother conceiving or carrying to bed rest during pregnancy driving period. (jamiegrissim.com)
  • Whereas a missed period is the most obvious signal of pregnancy, implementation bleeding can seem to be a shorter, lighter period. (jamiegrissim.com)
  • Taking to bed" and becoming an "invalid" for an indefinite period was a culturally accepted response to some of the adversities of life. (wikipedia.org)