• Midwives
  • The development of midwives greatly improved the birthing process for Roman women. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many of the women who give birth in rural areas are treated by midwives who do not have any formal training but who are believed in the Maya religion to have received training in dreams. (wikipedia.org)
  • Though midwives are held at high prestige for their sacred position in society, these women are often also subject to resentments from their husbands and children as they must spend a great deal of time away from them in order to act as midwives. (wikipedia.org)
  • These visions are believed to often include subtle hints that a woman is destined to become a midwife and can include visions of Saint Anne who is the saint of all midwives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women often consult shamans who explain their calling to them, and after the women accept that they are to become midwives, they are believed to receive another series of dreams and visions regarding the birthing practices they must follow. (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)
  • Midwives believe that in these visions they also learn to identify problems that can pose a threat for a healthy delivery and transport those women to nearby clinics and hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • orthostatic
  • The combined exercise regime seemed to maintain the capacity to carry out a certain degree of endurance exercise (aerobic exercise capacity) and helped at the end of the bed-rest period to preserve orthostatic tolerance, i.e. the ability to change posture to an upright stance without feeling faint. (esa.int)
  • Newborn
  • My Baby Is Missing is a made-for-television film which aired on Lifetime in 2007, and stars Gina Philips as a career-driven woman determined to prove that her newborn baby wasn't stillborn, but stolen and sold. (wikipedia.org)
  • pulmonary
  • correlates to the number of births forceps delivery age chronically high intra-abdominal pressures chronic obstructive pulmonary disease constipation obesity Connective tissue disorders predispose women to developing cystocele and other pelvic organ prolapse. (wikipedia.org)
  • tend
  • Women who have cystocele tend to avoid leaving their home and social situations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The many scenes after childbirth painted on these show female visitors bringing presents, received by the mother in bed, while other women tend to the baby. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the Mayan religion, in addition to receiving dreams and visions, women also tend to find small items in paths that are symbols and objects related to midwifery. (wikipedia.org)
  • period
  • One will be the control group, receiving no extra stimulus over the course of the bed-rest period. (esa.int)
  • For the 20 days prior to the bed rest period, the test subjects will take part in the collection of baseline data. (esa.int)
  • Prior to the start of the 60 days of bed-rest, there was a 20-day period during which physiological data were collected for use for comparative purposes throughout the study. (esa.int)
  • 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)
  • As a form of treatment, the unnamed woman is forbidden from working, and is encouraged to eat well and get plenty of exercise and air, so she can recuperate from what he calls a "temporary nervous depression - a slight hysterical tendency", a diagnosis common to women in that period. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Lying-in (or confinement) is an old childbirth practice involving a woman having a period of bed rest in the postpartum period after giving birth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women received congratulatory visits from friends and family during the period, and among many traditional customs around the world the desco da parto was a special form of painted tray presented to the mother in Renaissance Florence. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been suggested that during that period, non-Catholic doctors recommended sterilisation of women after three Caesarean section operations, while Catholic doctors usually recommended "compassionate hysterectomies" as a solution to the prohibition on sterilisations. (wikipedia.org)
  • births
  • A review into using uterine monitoring at home to detect contractions and possible preterm births in women at higher risk of having a preterm baby found that it did not reduce the number of preterm births. (wikipedia.org)
  • vaginal
  • Some women with connective tissue disorders are predisposed to developing anterior vaginal wall collapse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Up to one third of women with Marfan syndrome have a history of vaginal wall collapse. (wikipedia.org)
  • The initial assessment of cystocele can include a pelvic exam to evaluate leakage of urine when the women is asked to bear down or give a strong cough (Valsalva maneuver), and the anterior vaginal wall measured and evaluated for the appearance of a cystocele. (wikipedia.org)
  • women's
  • At the time women's rights advocates believed that the outbreak of women being diagnosed as mentally ill was the manifestation of their setbacks regarding the roles they were allowed to play in a male-dominated society. (wikipedia.org)
  • She has written three books: The Awkward Age in Women's Popular Fiction, 1850-1900 and two novels, Bed Rest and Sleepless Nights. (wikipedia.org)
  • nurse
  • The only person who bed rest patients were allowed to see was the nurse who massaged, bathed, and clothed them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Care was provided either by her female relatives (mother or mother-in-law), or, for those who could afford it, by a temporary worker called the monthly nurse. (wikipedia.org)
  • tells
  • Bed Rest tells the story of Quinn 'Q' Boothroyd, an English lawyer in New York who must go on bed rest for two months before the birth of her first child. (wikipedia.org)
  • As Betty is going home from the hospital, she tells Virginia that she is not going to tell her fiancé about her condition, saying that the only way a woman can get anywhere in life is with the help of a man. (wikipedia.org)
  • urine
  • Women with gestational hypertension have high blood pressure but no excess protein in their urine or other signs of organ damage. (self.com)
  • days
  • The days went by very quickly - all the everyday things, like taking a shower or getting dressed, took much more time than usual in bed. (esa.int)
  • I am used to not seeing my parents as they live about 2000 km away, so the bed rest didn't change our relationship - we simply continued talking on the phone every few days and exchanging an occasional email. (esa.int)
  • During the first 20 days when we could still walk we were very busy with various tests, so I didn't have much time to think about it, but during the bed rest I missed my friends a lot. (esa.int)
  • It also does not suggest "Getting Up" (getting out of bed post-birth) for at least nine days and ideally for 20 days. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infants in ancient Rome were not named until days after they were born (females 8 days, males 9 days) due to a high infant mortality rate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Encourage bed rest for 7 days after discharge from hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • duration
  • CONCLUSIONS: Minimizing the risks of benzodiazepine therapy among pregnant or lactating women involves using drugs that have established safety records at the lowest dosage for the shortest possible duration, avoiding use during the first trimester, and avoiding multidrug regimens. (biomedsearch.com)
  • visits
  • Later, she visits Libby, who is on bed rest. (wikipedia.org)
  • The research included in the review was poor quality but it showed that home monitoring may increase the number of unplanned antenatal visits and may reduce the number of babies admitted to special care when compared with women receiving normal antenatal care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meals
  • I had to take a solution of amino acids three times a day with my meals, sometimes more than one portion at a time depending on the quantity of proteins in the rest of the food. (esa.int)
  • study
  • Since Saturday, 19 March, the study entitled Women International Space Simulation for Exploration (WISE) has been fully under way. (esa.int)
  • The study, which was published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, followed 657 pregnant women who were at high risk for delivering premature babies. (cafemom.com)
  • More study is need, but for now doctors are being urged to really weigh the justification for prescribing bed rest. (cafemom.com)
  • A 2012 study found that many of the women say the Catholic Church "encouraged, if not insisted upon, symphysiotomies. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • A stricter form of bed rest might mean that you have to spend most of your time sitting or lying down and will not be allowed to do even light work. (lifehack.org)
  • Do you need to be in bed all the time? (lifehack.org)
  • In The Yellow Wallpaper Gilman portrays the narrator's insanity as a way to protest the medical and professional oppression against women at the time. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Women relied mainly on the religious and superstitious practices associated with medicine at this time. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 18 February 2010, an RTÉ Prime Time documentary revealed that, over half a century, some 1,500 women had symphysiotomies performed on them in childbirth by doctors to ensure childbearing without limitation, train medical personnel and perfect the surgery for Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • position
  • The first participants to arrive were thus in bed in the head-down, tilted position by 26 September. (esa.int)
  • I easily got used to staying in bed all the day and having to do everything in that position, but I missed physical exercise a lot. (esa.int)
  • These dreams are believed to contain visions from the spirits on how to properly examine women, massage a woman, feel for the position of the fetus, measure dilation, cut the umbilical cord, how to pray and how to foretell a child's future by the markings on its umbilical cord. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • 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)
  • Many women believe they are taking care of their hair when they are in fact damaging their hair further. (familyfriendlysearch.com)
  • If bed rest is this strict, it will often require hospitalization so that a woman with these restrictions can still get the care she needs. (lifehack.org)
  • The resulting incontinence puts women at risk of being placed in a nursing home or long term care facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • postpartum
  • This cure as well as its name were created by doctor Silas Weir Mitchell, and it was almost always prescribed to women, many of whom were suffering from depression, especially postpartum depression. (wikipedia.org)
  • childbirth
  • It is estimated that 1,500 women unknowingly and without consent underwent symphysiotomies during childbirth in the Republic of Ireland between 1944-1984. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • IUGR is more likely to occur in women who are carrying more than one baby or who had a previous baby who was SGA or had IUGR. (kidshealth.org)
  • These injuries are more likely to occur in women who have given birth than those who have not. (wikipedia.org)
  • second
  • The second group will undertake an exercise programme whilst in bed. (esa.int)
  • Higher-order multiple pregnancies often need bedrest starting in the middle of the second trimester. (uhhospitals.org)
  • The second campaign attracted responses from women across Europe. (esa.int)
  • After he hears the voice, he hears a second, female voice. (wikipedia.org)
  • husbands
  • While under the impression that husbands and male doctors were acting with their best interests in mind, women were depicted as mentally weak and fragile. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • Of the 250 who were put on bed rest to lower their risk, nearly 40 percent of them still delivered prematurely. (cafemom.com)
  • transition
  • With More Than a Woman, Braxton continued the transition that began with previous album, The Heat (2000), which pushed her further into the progressive R&B and hip hop market and away from the adult contemporary and soul pop background of her previous work with Babyface and L.A. Reid. (wikipedia.org)
  • differences
  • results were severely confounded by inherent differences between compliant and non-compliant women. (wikipedia.org)
  • Having experienced much sex discrimination in academia herself, she dedicated her life to researching sex differences, minority experiences, and encouraging women to pursue leadership in science. (wikipedia.org)
  • birth
  • There is some pelvic prolapse in 40-60% of women who have given birth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her supportive, though misunderstanding husband, John, believes it is in her best interests to go on a rest cure after the birth of their child. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • In its mildest form, bed rest might simply mean slowing down, such as cutting hours at work, only doing light housework, and avoiding any heavy lifting or strenuous activity. (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)
  • take
  • They will have to take sponge baths to maintain personal hygiene, and will also have to use a bed pan for their bathroom needs since they are not allowed to get up and use the toilet. (lifehack.org)
  • Accept your own feelings - Even if you are keeping yourself distracted, bed rest can take an emotional toll on you. (lifehack.org)
  • She defends her, claiming she is educated and skilled, but the other women still do not take her seriously. (wikipedia.org)
  • muscle
  • RESULTS- In the control group, bed rest increased the cumulative [1- 13 C]oleate and [d 31 ]palmitate appearance in triglycerides (37%, P = 0.009, and 34%, P = 0.016, respectively) and nonesterified fatty acids (NEFAs) (37%, P = 0.038, and 38%, P = 0.002) and decreased muscle lipoprotein lipase ( P = 0.043) and fatty acid translocase CD36 ( P = 0.043) mRNA expressions. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • In both groups, muscle fat content increased by 2.7% after bed rest and negatively correlated with the reduction in [d 31 ]palmitate oxidation ( r 2 = 0.48, P = 0.003). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Muscle injuries have been identified in women with cystocele. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • In women with preeclampsia, these blood vessels don't seem to develop or function properly. (self.com)
  • Before the advent of effective antihypertension medications, bed rest was a standard treatment for markedly high blood pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • lower
  • All participants in the first of two campaigns have been lying in bed, tilted head down at an angle of 6º below horizontal, so that their heads are slightly lower than their feet. (esa.int)
  • All 12 female participants are now lying in bed tilted head down at an angle of 6º below horizontal, so that their heads are slightly lower than their feet. (esa.int)
  • However, one crewmember experienced a 5-beat run of ventricular tachycardia during a lower-body negative pressure protocol, and another had periods of "wandering supraventricular pacemaker" during rest and following exercise. (wikipedia.org)
  • Placing the head of a bed lower than the foot is sometimes used as a means of simulating the physiology of spaceflight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sure
  • Before the bed rest I wasn't sure what to expect, so I took plenty of books with me, just in case. (esa.int)
  • Bed rest might mean different things to different doctors, so make sure you ask about what your restrictions are. (lifehack.org)
  • week
  • More Than a Woman debuted at number thirteen on the US Billboard 200 with first week sales of 98,000 copies, becoming Braxton's lowest-charting album to date. (wikipedia.org)
  • studies
  • Potassium citrate has also been shown to reduce bone loss in postmenopausal women and also improves calcium balance in patients with distal renal tubular acidosis Bed rest studies are used as ground-based analogs to space flight environments. (wikipedia.org)
  • hours
  • After just few hours of bed rest we discovered that the range of things we were able to do in bed was quite limited. (esa.int)
  • As a treatment for low back pain, bed rest should not be used for more than 48 hours. (wikipedia.org)
  • believe
  • In the end, she imagines there are women creeping around behind the patterns of the wallpaper and comes to believe she is one of them. (wikipedia.org)
  • She soon begins to see a figure in the design, and eventually comes to believe that a woman is creeping on all fours behind the pattern. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mayans believe that women who ignore their calling often fall ill, and if doctors are unable to determine a diagnosis for their ailments, they may even face death. (wikipedia.org)
  • She found that attitudes toward women and the roles they filled varied and were based largely on context (post-war American families were transitioning from a patriarchal to a more democratic structure), leading her to believe that these attitudes were the result of the socialization of sex roles. (wikipedia.org)
  • head
  • Asymmetrical IUGR , which is when the baby has a normal-size head and brain but the rest of the body is small. (kidshealth.org)
  • treatment
  • Bed rest refers to voluntarily lying in bed as a treatment and not being confined to bed because of a health impairment which physically prevents leaving bed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bed rest may be sufficient treatment for mild cases of Sydenham chorea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Complete bed rest refers to discouraging the person in treatment from sitting up for any reason, including daily activities like drinking water. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a treatment, bed rest is mentioned in the earliest medical writings. (wikipedia.org)
  • The rest cure, or bed rest cure, was a 19th-century treatment for many mental disorders, particularly hysteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • For me, serious studying should be done at a desk, and quite often reading in bed made me sleepy. (esa.int)
  • weeks
  • These weeks ended with the re-introduction of the mother to the community in the Christian ceremony of the churching of women. (wikipedia.org)
  • In women who might deliver between 24 and 37 weeks corticosteroids improve outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • life
  • Changing out of pyjamas into clothes in the morning and making the bed (or more correctly asking nurses to do so) was for me the substitute for getting up in normal everyday life. (esa.int)
  • story
  • Presented in the first person, the story is a collection of journal entries written by a woman whose physician husband (John) has rented an old mansion for the summer. (wikipedia.org)
  • The story details the descent of a young woman into madness. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1892, feminist writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman published "The Yellow Wallpaper", a horror short story based on her experience when placed under the rest cure from Dr. Silas W. Mitchell himself. (wikipedia.org)
  • exercise
  • RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS- We investigated the effect of a 2-month bed rest on the dietary oleate and palmitate trafficking in lean women (control group, n = 8) and the effect of concomitant resistance/aerobic exercise training as a countermeasure (exercise group, n = 8). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • work
  • She began exhibiting her work in the late 1850s at the Society of Women Artists, and between then and 1896 exhibited multiple times at the Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Hibernian Academy, and Royal Society of British Artists, as well as the Society of Women Artists. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was one of the first British women artists to work regularly in the magazine market, where she was paid on the order of £2-7 per illustration. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Women, Work and the Victorian Periodical: Living by the Press. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevent
  • The room's windows are barred to prevent children from climbing through them, and there is a gate across the top of the stairs, though she and her husband have access to the rest of the house and its adjoining estate. (wikipedia.org)