bed rest

How I Realized I Had Postpartum Depression

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I'm a new mom and I'm experiencing some postpartum depression. There are a few things I think contributed to my developing it. First of all, I'm prone to anxiety and depression and have struggled in the past with social anxiety. While I was pregnant, I had a secret concern that I would wind up... read more

Would You Hire a Bed Rest Concierge?

Photo: Jose Luis Pelaez / The BumpPhoto: Jose Luis Pelaez / The Bump
Expectant moms can become impatient during the nine month wait to meet their newborn, but imagine if you spent twenty-six weeks (that's 182 days!) of your pregnancy on bed rest. That's what happened to Stephanie Johnson in late 2010 when her doctor ordered immediate and prolonged bed rest after complications with her first pregnancy.... read more