How do you handle being bored on bed rest?

How does anyone handle the time on bed rest, i am bored out of my mine. 25 weeks pregnant and cervix starting to open.

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Zoeybug

Asked by Zoeybug at 6:23 PM on Dec. 17, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Welcome to the club! I'm a crochet addict so that is my saving grace although it does get tedious at times. I've made a dozen x-mas presents and things like that and watched every movie out there. Thank god for laptops is all I can say! Maybe get into playing one of those on-line role playing games like Worlds of Warcraft or something?
    hms1223

    Answer by hms1223 at 7:35 PM on Dec. 17, 2008

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  • bed rest = boredom i read, did arts & crafts
    GreekMama28

    Answer by GreekMama28 at 6:27 PM on Dec. 17, 2008

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  • When i was on bed rest, i looked up craft projects on the Internet and made them. I'm into scrapbooking so i started getting her scrapbook ready and worked on her baby book. I keep a journal for my daughter and wrote in it weekly (about her kicking, dr appt, . . .) and i still keep it going. I was told that i could go places as long as it wasn't long or strenuous.

    kinzleysmommy

    Answer by kinzleysmommy at 6:28 PM on Dec. 17, 2008

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  • I feel for you. I have been on bed rest since I was 3 months due to my cervix. Now I am 29 weeks and still on bed rest. I can even stand to look at a book! I started to make him a blanket and watch a lot of tv. I also have spent a lot of time on the internet looking for baby items that are inexpensive. Good luck with everything. If you ever want to chat let me know.
    JD08

    Answer by JD08 at 6:57 PM on Dec. 17, 2008

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  • What a great time to pick up some new hobbies. I wasnt on bedrest but I quit my job so it pretty much felt like it. I picked up crochet and scrapbooking and started sewing again. made my baby girl a quilt and an afghan. Trust me it makes the time go by much faster. You can pre make pages for things your baby will be doing later on. LIke you can put the stickers decorations and wording for christmas, birthdays all of those special things. And you can also add your sonograms for a couple prebaby pages. Its lots of fun and time flies when your doing something like that.
    OliviasMommy614

    Answer by OliviasMommy614 at 6:59 PM on Dec. 17, 2008

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