Ask around and you're sure to find many moms whose doctors
ordered them to bedrest for part of their pregnancy. Whether it was
for a few days, weeks or months, most moms will groan about their
But bedrest doesn't need to be a rough bump in pregnancy. In
fact it can give moms time to do things they've been putting
"It made me forget about my bedrest and made me feel normal
again," she says.
Michelle Sussman is a mom of two, wife and writer in
Bolingbrook, who was on periodic bedrest from six weeks of
pregnancy until her daughter's birth. Visit her on the Web at
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