For the more than one million people who face an extended period of bed rest every year, this practical and reassuring guide turns recuperation into a productive and rewarding experience. Forced to spend months in bed during her first pregnancy, author Barbara Edelston Peterson knows what it takes to triumph over a drawn-out confinement. Find out how to transform a bed into qCommand Centralq a beat loneliness by staying connected to the world via family, friends, and the Internet; plan weekly and daily schedules of tasks and events; start personal projects like reading, learning a craft, or volunteering; create special quality time in bed with your children; and maintain a warm relationship with your partner. With firsthand accounts of people who have successfully come through a long-term confinement, plus helpful appendices offering sources for more information and support, Making the Most of Bed Rest transforms confinement into productive and fulfilling contentment.Needlepoint: You can make pillows, a picture for the babya#39;s room, bookmarks, eyeglass cases, or a sign that says, asleeping ... This is probably the easiest needlework and least strain on your arms and hands. rug hooking: Latch-hook rugs areanbsp;...
|Title||:||Making the Most of Bed Rest|
|Publisher||:||Cleis Press - 2013-01-15|