Anyone who has ever been on long-term bed rest knows that, although it’s difficult and depressing, it i essential to the health and safety of your unborn baby. Most moms-to-be don’t anticipate serious pregnancy complications and, therefore, don’t even consider planning for bed rest. Your doctor understands that it’s a big shock to learn that you’ll be spending the next several weeks lying in a hospital bed. Because of this, there are some important things your OB-GYN wants you to know about being on bed rest while pregnant.
Bed rest is meant to prolong a pregnancy so that your baby gets the best shot at a healthy life. In a recent interview with Romper,