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Bed Rest During Pregnancy

From Busy to Bed Rest: 4 Tips to Manage When Life Comes to a Grinding Halt

Parijat Deshpande | Posted 04.04.2016 | Women
Parijat Deshpande

Source: patrisiyu/ For a successful, busy, Type-A woman, bed rest can be extremely challenging to get used to. You're used to h...

3 Tips to Feel More Confident During Your High-Risk Pregnancy

Parijat Deshpande | Posted 02.08.2016 | Women
Parijat Deshpande

Every day of a high-risk pregnancy feels like you're holding your breath, desperately hoping to make it to the next milestone. Hearing a heartbeat. Making it to the second trimester. Good news at your anatomy scan. Being on this roller-coaster can leave you feeling anxious and terrified every day.

The Unspoken Effect of a High-Risk Pregnancy

Parijat Deshpande | Posted 12.22.2015 | Women
Parijat Deshpande

You feel like it's all your fault. You feel like your body is failing. So that means you are failing. The reality is, a high-risk pregnancy can happen to anyone. At any time. You didn't do anything wrong. You didn't cause this and you certainly aren't failing.

What Your Pregnant Friend on Hospital Bed Rest Wishes You Knew

Jenny Evans | Posted 09.24.2016 | Parents
Jenny Evans

My first four babies were perfectly healthy, textbook pregnancies and births. I guess you could say I got cocky.

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Meet The Black Rosie Pope: Maternity Concierge Stephanie Johnson | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.14.2012 | Black Voices

For an expectant mom, bed rest is far from the rest and relaxation Monday morning daydreams are made of, Plano, Texas mom Stephanie Johnson can attest...

Baby, Love and Going Home

Staceyann Chin | Posted 12.03.2011 | Black Voices
Staceyann Chin

Regardless of how certain I feel most of the time, I can't escape these moments when I am overwhelmed by the many obstacles I continue to face as I press forward, pregnant and without a partner.

Am I Talking To A Boy Or Girl?

Staceyann Chin | Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices
Staceyann Chin

From the moment I began to tell folks I was carrying a little person inside me, I've been dodging the question of gender/sex. And because I decided beforehand that I would not find out, I would seek out the most creative ways to sidestep the question.

Bed Rest During Pregnancy: Anything But Relaxing

Adam Wolfberg, M.D. | Posted 08.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Adam Wolfberg, M.D.

Usually it's a short-term inconvenience, but for some women, the recommendation to go on bed rest can come early in a pregnancy and turn a joyful experience into a months-long nightmare.