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Patient Education: Diseases Conditions Treatments & Procedures

Bed rest

Introduction

Bed rest is a doctor's prescription to spend a longer period of time in bed. Bed rest is prescribed for some maternal or fetal complications of pregnancy, such as preterm labor, high blood pressure, incompetent cervix, or fetal growth problems.