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Beating bed rest boredom

One week into your doctor-ordered bed rest and you’ve already cleaned out the DVR and read What to ExpectWhen You’re Expecting three times intro-to-index? Here are a few titles to help pass the time. Baby blockbusters A few good movies about moms-to-be. Knocked Up Nine Months Father of the Bride Part II Juno Baby Mama...


One week into your doctor-ordered bed rest and you’ve already cleaned out the DVR and read What to ExpectWhen You’re Expecting three times intro-to-index? Here are a few titles to help pass the time.
Baby blockbusters
A few good movies about moms-to-be.
Knocked Up
Nine Months
Father of the Bride Part II
Juno
Baby Mama
Waitress
Where the Heart Is
Away We Go

Parenting paperbacks
A few good books on pregnancy and parenting.
The Girlfriend’s Guide to Pregnancy by Vicki Iovine
Pregnancy Sucks: What to Do When Your Miracle Makes You Miserable by Joanne Kimes and Sanford Tisherman
Happy Chaos: From Punky to Parenting by Soleil Moon Frye
Paris, Baby! by Kristen Lobe
Rockabye: From Wild to Child by Rebecca Woolf
Novel idea
A few fictional picks to mix things up.
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Little Earthquakes by Jennifer Weiner
I Don’t Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson
My Hollywood by Mona Simpson
Birth House by Ami McKay
For more tips check out our bed rest survival guide, “Rest easy” from the February issue!

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