Pregnant and Sent to Bed

Questions to ask your doctor

(HealthDayNews) -- If you're pregnant and your doctor has recommended bed rest, make sure you understand exactly how inactive you need to be, advises the Nemours Foundation.

Here are some questions to ask your doctor:

  • Can I get up to use the bathroom?
  • Can I get up to prepare meals or do light chores?
  • Can I take a bath or shower?
  • What position should I be in while I'm resting?
  • Can I drive?
  • How much walking is safe?
  • How much and what kind of sexual activity is ok?
  • What activities can I do to increase blood circulation safely?
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