Bed Rest

Every year, thousands of women are put on bed rest to help manage potential health and pregnancy complications. Check out our survival guide tips to help you stay healthy, keep busy, focus on your growing baby, and pamper yourself, too!

Labor & Delivery: Preterm Labor

Early labor happens anytime before 37 weeks. Learn about the signs and different ways your doctor might try to slow down the labor.

Your Complete Guide to Bed Rest

Nearly one in five pregnant women is ordered off her feet. But is bed rest the best way to head off pregnancy complications?

Important Questions About Bed Rest

Print out and discuss these questions with your doctor.

When Bed Rest Is Best

Spending part of your pregnancy on your back? What you should know--from getting time off work to getting comfy on the couch.

Surviving Bed Rest

Every year, nearly one million pregnant women wind up stuck in bed. Here's how one mom-to-be got through it.

Bed Rest: 19 Survival Supplies

More and more women find themselves bound to bed rest during pregnancy. Stock up on these supplies if you find yourself among the nearly one million moms-to-be told to put your feet up. Some easy planning can help you feel more comfortable and keep you busy, too!

13 Stay-Busy Bed Rest Ideas

Whether you're on strict bed rest or partial bed rest, these creative, fun, and useful ideas are sure to alleviate boredom and help you be more productive.

Bed Rest

Find out if you're a likely candidate for bed rest in your third trimester and how to cope if you have to try this treatment.

Bed Rest Q&A

While on bed rest, you may not know the answers to some common questions -- like the logic behind it, or how you might feel at the end of it. Fluff up that pillow, settle in, and read on.

Pregnancy Bed Rest: Frequently Asked Questions

Why bed rest helps... and how you'll get through it.

Have a Better Bed Rest

Eating bonbons and watching TV while propped up by pillows may sound divine, but parking it in your pajamas can get old pretty quickly. Here's how to keep your spirits up while you're lying down.

Artist Creates Beautiful Pregnancy-Inspired Paintings While on Bed Rest

This soon-to-be mom isn't letting a month of bed rest stop her from flexing her creative muscles.

Bed Rest 101: What Every Pregnant Woman Should Know

Is bed rest really necessary? While it's recommended for a number of pregnancy conditions, the practice may be going out of style.