If you are reading this article because you have a friend or relative on bed rest, here are a few suggestions from the sidelines:
Being confined to bed during your pregnancy is a difficult assignment. Although you may feel bored and unproductive, please keep in mind that this may ultimately be the most productive, courageous, and fulfilling task you complete. Hang in there!
Jeri Alper is a healthcare consultant specializing in the area of Women's Health. She completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. As a registered nurse and nurse practitioner, Ms. Alper has extensive experience in the field of high risk obstetrics and infertility. In this capacity, Ms. Alper provided education to patients regarding preterm labor and assisted in the management of their high risk pregnancies. Additionally, Ms. Alper was the Administrator of the Mount Sinai Assisted Reproductive Technologies Program for three years.
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