Pregnant women are often advised to be on bed rest during pregnancy to treat certain pregnancy complications even there is not much solid scientific evidence that it works in most cases.

Threatened Abortion And Bed Rest

A threatened abortion is diagnosed when there is vaginal bleeding prior to 20 weeks of the pregnancy. ... read more »

What is it Like to be Pregnant with Twins?

For many women, having twins is either a prayer answered or the scariest thing on earth. As is the case with all pregnancies, being pregnant with twins can be easy or hard. It is often the unanswered questions that are hardest for women pregnant with twins. ... read more »

Bed Rest May Cause More Harm Than Good

Bed rest is commonly used as a treatment for preterm labor. According to a report published in Biological Research for Nursing, bed rest may cause more harm than good to a pregnant woman and the unborn fetus. ... read more »

Over the Counter Painkillers and Reproductive Problems in Male Children

Researchers in Europe have linked over the counter painkillers to cryptorchidism in male infants. Cryptorchidism is the medical term for testicles that do not drop out of the abdomen and into the scrotal sac. This condition may be linked to cancer and infertility later in life. ... read more »

Bed Rest as a Medical Intervention During Pregnancy

The signs and symptoms of premature labor are varied and may include spotting and early contractions, and pregnancy with multiples. ... read more »

How to make the best of bed rest during pregnancy

Your doctor has told you to be on bed rest during pregnancy. How can you make the very best of being on bed rest?How can I make the best of bed rest?   ... read more »

Levels Of Bed Rest In Pregnancy

It can sometimes be confusing what exactly you can and what you cannot do when your doctor recommends bed rest during pregnancy. ... read more »

All About Pregnancy Spotting

Pregnancy spotting is common in pregnancy, but that make it any easier to accept. During different times in gestation, pregnancy spotting can occur and the cause will be dependent on several factors. ... read more »

3 Tips for Pregnant Women on Bed Rest

Bed rest can be time just for you, but when you have to spend 30 weeks in bed with permission to get up just for bathroom trips and stretching, there is bound to be a bit of craziness setting in toward the latter part of your pregnancy.  ... read more »

Is Bed Rest Required for Multiples Delivery?

When you start trying to conceive, you become very excited at the prospect of having a new member of your family. You picture the nursery, the clothes, the toys and the smiles. ... read more »

Does Bed Rest Work as a Medical Intervention During Pregnancy

The standard of care for premature labor has typically been to place the pregnant woman on bed rest; limiting activity for the remaining weeks of pregnancy. ... read more »

How to Deal with Bed Rest During Pregnancy

The priority while on best rest is the word rest. No one wants to have all their freedoms taken away during pregnancy, but if the bed rest is best for baby, it is what is best for mom, too. ... read more »

Bleeding Behind the Placenta

I just had an ultrasound and the doctor found a blood clot next to the placenta. Is that a problem? Should I be on bed rest? Is retroplacental hemorrhage a problem? ... read more »

Bed Rest During Pregnancy

There is no solid scientific evidence that bed rest during pregnancy works in most cases, and in some cases it may even hurt. ... read more »

Subchorionic Hematoma

A subchorionic hematoma (also known as subchorionic bleeding) is a space of fluid collection, presumably blood, between the gestational sac, usually the placenta, and the uterine wall. ... read more »