If you're having pregnancy complications and were prescribed bed rest then learn the benefits and risks you may be faced with.
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Hi, everybody! I am Melanie Raposo and welcome to Mommy's Minute. Pregnancy bed rest can be very effective in many different ways. For one, it allows your body to stabilize itself. It decreases stress and lowers blood pressure. However, there are some health problems that can result from pregnancy bed rest such as blood clots from decreased blood circulation, weak muscles, and bedsores. There is also the mental stress of feeling isolated, lonely, and even depressed. It's important to voice any emotional discomforts to your health care provider as soon as possible.