So you’ve looked at your financial situation, your career path, you’ve toyed with the idea of moving to a new neighborhood near a brand new school, and you’ve even decided to get rid of the sports car for a more comfortable sedan. And now you’re pregnant.

You’ve survived the first difficult months of morning sickness, the bloating, the aversions, the cramping, the hormones… it should be smooth sailing from there, right?

Unless you are one of the few women whose doctor has prescribed bed rest.

I know, for most tired mothers-to-be, bed rest sounds AWESOME. But taking it easy for more than a few days actually poses some serious depression or anxiety risks. Fortunately, you can make your time in bed more enjoyable and productive.

Here’s how.