Keeping bed rest for a long time can cause many problems to the woman. Here’s how to prepare yourself for bed rest and how to deal with those problems.
It is generally advised to be physically active during pregnancy. So that all the problems arising during that time can be relieved. But sometimes due to some complications, women are asked to do complete bed rest. The woman is advised not to do physical activities during bed rest. Due to prolonged rest, a woman also has to face many problems. Know here under what circumstances a woman is asked to take bed rest and how to deal with the problems caused by her.
Placenta Previa: In such cases, the placenta or placenta, which plays an important role in the development of the baby, starts moving towards the lower part of the uterus and covers the cervix. This situation can cause many problems for the woman. Sometimes this condition can also become the reason for heavy bleeding. In such a situation, the chances of normal delivery are very less.
Preeclampsia: High blood pressure that occurs around the 20th week of pregnancy is called preeclampsia. In the condition of preeclampsia, protein starts coming from the woman’s urine, due to which there is a risk of affecting the liver and kidney of the woman. Sometimes preeclampsia also leads to pre-mature delivery.
Cervical insufficiency: In some cases, the cervix starts opening before the scheduled time of delivery. In this case the risk of miscarriage increases. Complete rest is advised in this position.
Bleeding: Some people also have light bleeding during pregnancy. In such a situation, it is advised to take complete rest to reduce the bleeding.
Twins : Women who have twins or more children in their womb may also have to face many complications. In such a situation, bed rest is advised for women.
These problems can be caused by continuous rest
Due to prolonged rest, a woman may have to deal with many problems such as stress, depression, muscle stiffness, digestion problems, loss of weight in the woman, decrease in the weight of the baby, etc.
how to deal with these problems
1. First of all, prepare yourself mentally for the fact that you are taking bed rest for the better health of yourself and the child. So do not think much, but make a plan for yourself to spend time in the day. So that there is no problem like depression, stress, boredom.
2. Do whatever you like during this time. You can do sketching, singing etc. You can watch TV, listen to music, read books or do any other work that you like to do.
3. You can shop for baby online. Also, through videos and articles, you can learn how to take care of the baby.
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