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Consensus Grows That Bed Rest Could Hurt Pregnant Women

By Marie McCullough, The Philadelphia Inquirer For much of his 20-year career as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, Anthony J. Sciscione has been criticizing something obstetricians routinely prescribe to try to prevent premature birth: bed rest. Studies consistently show that pregnant women who lay around for hours at a time, day after day, are just as […]

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