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Guidelines for Obstetrical Bed Rest

The following guidelines should be followed by our patients who have been placed on bed rest. If your physician has given other instructions we recommend following those.

Strict Bed Rest

  • At least 3 hours of uninterrupted periods of rest, (bed, couch, recliner, etc.).

  • House confined

  • No lifting >15 lbs 

Limited Activity

  • Sedentary out-of-house work only without physical exercise beyond stretches.

  • When not working, house confined and recumbent 3 hours every 1 hour standing