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  • midwives
  • So why is it still prescribed by many doctors and midwives for about 20 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. (npr.org)
  • Siebers is just one of thousands of pregnant women who are put on bed rest by their doctors, nurses or midwives each year. (npr.org)
  • 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)
  • improves
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Babies
  • The study, which was published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, followed 657 pregnant women who were at high risk for delivering premature babies. (cafemom.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • twins
  • The Institute of Medicine recommends that women carrying twins who have a normal body mass index should gain between 37 and 54 pounds. (uhhospitals.org)
  • Lyerly and colleagues in 2013 did a review of the scientific research on bed rest as it relates to a variety of conditions, from early contractions to high blood pressure to carrying twins . (npr.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)
  • proven
  • The bottom line is that there's never been any proven benefit of bed rest," says Dr. Anne Drapkin Lyerly , an OB-GYN and professor of bioethics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (npr.org)
  • Extended bed rest has not been proven to have beneficial effects for any condition. (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)
  • physiological
  • Prolonged bed rest has long been known to have deleterious physiological effects, such as muscle atrophy and other forms of deconditioning such as arterial constriction. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • psychological
  • In fact, women put on bed rest can suffer harm - physical, psychological and economic. (npr.org)
  • This piece, entitled "Psychological effects of the menstrual cycle on women workers", demonstrated that the menstrual cycle has no impact of the on the performance of working women, debunking the myth of menstrual invalidism. (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)
  • But there was one point of concern: Siebers' cervix was 'shortened,' which can be a sign that a woman is at risk of preterm labor. (npr.org)
  • birth
  • There is some pelvic prolapse in 40-60% of women who have given birth. (wikipedia.org)
  • These injuries are more likely to occur in women who have given birth than those who have not. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • doctors
  • For years -- centuries even -- doctors have prescribed bed rest. (cafemom.com)
  • I was on bed rest for less than a week, as doctors attempted to prevent the premature delivery of my son. (cafemom.com)
  • There are many reasons why doctors still prescribe bed rest for their pregnant patients. (lifehack.org)
  • Bed rest might mean different things to different doctors, so make sure you ask about what your restrictions are. (lifehack.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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • found
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • deaths
  • In some cases, the dowry system leads to crime against women, ranging from emotional abuse and injury to even deaths. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each year, complications from pregnancy and childbirth result in about 500,000 maternal deaths, 7 million women have serious long term problems, and 50 million women have health negative outcomes following delivery. (wikipedia.org)
  • together
  • According to the Red Queen, their mouths are full of fangs, which give the appearance they are pressed together by two beds of nails. (wikipedia.org)
  • There were 6,040 households out of which 28.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.30% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.40% were non-families. (wikipedia.org)
  • young
  • The film follows Jesse (Ethan Hawke), a young American man, and Céline (Julie Delpy), a young French woman, who meet on a train and disembark in Vienna, where they spend the night walking around the city and getting to know each other. (wikipedia.org)
  • Story
  • In Bed One Night" is a short story by American writer Robert Coover, originally published in 1983 by Burning Deck Press. (wikipedia.org)
  • The story tells the tale of a man who suddenly finds his bed overcrowded by a variety of people because of a mixup at the Social Security Office. (wikipedia.org)
  • The story opens with a man in his bedroom winding down at the end of his day and getting ready for bed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coover's grotesquerie is evidenced in "In Bed One Night" by the whitehaired lady's explanation of the shortage private beds-a luxury to the world in the story. (wikipedia.org)
  • body
  • When getting out of bed, try rolling onto your side first, letting the weight of your feet and legs dangling over the edge of the bed, pull your body into a sitting position. (sciaticnervecure.info)
  • They do spread around the rest of the body and surgical excision remains the most effective way of removing these common skin tumors. (garylross.com)
  • items
  • She explained to him that, with the current situation, no one can afford a private beds anymore because they are now luxury items. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is essentially in the nature of a payment in cash or some kind of gifts given to the bridegroom's family along with the bride and includes cash, jewellery, electrical appliances, furniture, bedding, crockery, utensils and other household items that help the newlyweds set up their home. (wikipedia.org)
  • easily
  • It should also be noted that the water meter in the front garden bed MUST remain clear and easily accessible at all times in the event of a plumbing issue at the property. (scribd.com)
  • see below) is a satiric poem by Lord Byron, based on the legend of Don Juan, which Byron reverses, portraying Juan not as a womaniser but as someone easily seduced by women. (wikipedia.org)
  • property
  • 3. No structures or garden beds to be affixed to the house or fence at the property under any circumstances. (scribd.com)
  • Upon vacating the property you will also need to ensure that all plants, garden beds and associated structures are removed from the property, the yard repaired with fresh top soil and lawn in accordance with the original ingoing condition report completed on the property. (scribd.com)
  • Witzel also notes that women in ancient India had property inheritance rights either by appointment or when they had no brothers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Property rights for women increased in ancient India, suggest MacDonell and Keith, over the Epics era (200 BC to 700 AD). (wikipedia.org)
  • influence
  • Although organised prostitution is illegal, the industry had always been under the influence of triads to recruit economically disadvantaged women who otherwise would never enter the profession voluntarily. (wikipedia.org)
  • move
  • Nursing aides use a lift to move her from her bed into the chair, where she can be rolled into the lunchroom "and that's her life," he said. (iowawatch.org)
  • I'd lay on the sofa, too poorly from chemo to move, listening to my husband read him stories and put him to bed. (beforeverhealthier.com)
  • During labour a woman can generally eat and move around as she likes, but pushing is not recommended during the first stage or during delivery of the head, and enemas are not recommended. (wikipedia.org)
  • main
  • I have a split level home and thankfully everything I'll need for those weeks are on the main floor minus a bed. (blogspot.com)
  • Sun exposure is the main cause of skin cancer although there are links of skin cancer to excessive exposure to sun beds. (garylross.com)
  • long
  • I have a long ways to go to be that Proverbs 31 woman, and I sure am glad for God's grace and provision as I strive to get there! (blogspot.com)
  • She advises the bed owner not to kick at night because her ailing brother Albert, who wears a cloth cap and long underwear of which one pant-leg is empty and pinned up to the rear flap, is sleeping at the foot of the bed. (wikipedia.org)
  • mother
  • Fortunately we have the frame for a queen size bed and my mother has a mattes so I'll but putting that up sometime between Sunday and Wednesday so once I'm in the house I'll be set-I hope. (blogspot.com)
  • five
  • Stepanek described Marie, 91, as a good woman who took care of the house and their five children, including a son born with Down syndrome who lived to age 47 with her support. (iowawatch.org)
  • The elderly woman tells him that all five of them were assigned to be in one bed by Social Security. (wikipedia.org)
  • once
  • Give physicians rarely in typhus as a vessel every woman at occult, not less once as eties abate. (hughesanderson.com)
  • Once she'd murdered the crime boss, O-Ren killed his two bodyguards and escaped, later becoming an expert assassin, proficient in marksmanship and sword fighting, rising through the ranks to become one of the world's top female assassins at the age of twenty. (wikipedia.org)
  • room
  • Don Alfonso, suspecting that his wife may be having an affair, bursts into their bedroom followed by a "posse concomitant" but they do not find anything suspicious upon first searching the room, for Juan was hiding in the bed. (wikipedia.org)
  • house
  • 2. All plants in the front yard and garden beds must be kept to a reasonable height so that the house is fully visible from the street. (scribd.com)
  • months
  • In never all duties of nasal oyster-bed, decrease, in opposition, takes away the student, already that what side the importance has should be employed in throwing out months eased labia and those which oppress it, not of expending that truth in the discharge of food, which would here serve to clog the simple scrofula. (hughesanderson.com)