Bed Rest Resources

Better Bed Rest

Founded in 1993, Better BedRest, Inc. is an advocacy, public awareness and volunteer-driven non-profit whose purpose is to provide support, resources and information to pregnant women who are prescribed bed rest by their physicians or midwives.


Keep ’Em Cookin’ is an educational organization that gives pregnant women the greatest opportunity to prevent preterm birth by providing them with the most current information on high-risk pregnancy and by offering them online community support.

March of Dimes

The March of Dimes improves the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. The March of Dimes carries out this mission through programs of research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies’ lives.

March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birthweight.

Pregnancy Bed Rest

Information and Support for Families and Caregivers. This website is maintained by Judith Maloni, RN, PhD, FAAN, the leading researcher bed rest for high risk pregnancy for over 20 years. Dr. Maloni is an associate professor and researcher at Case Western Reserve’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.


Sidelines is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization providing international support for women and their families experiencing complicated pregnancies and premature births. Call Toll Free (888)447-4754.

StorkNet’s Bed Rest Survival Guide

StorkNet offers a plethora of resources for women on bed rest and their families and caregivers designed to help make it through. It is a combination of informational resources, bed rest survival products and services.

Care Calendar

CareCalendar is a web based system to organize meals and other help for families during a time of illness or life changing event, such as the birth of a baby or death of a family member. CareCalendar can also be used for long term situations, including homebound and caregiver respite care needs.