RCW, since I know she'll adhere to bedrest because her doctor said so, is there anything I can suggest my sister do to reduce the risk of complications?
Originally Posted by PixieCurl

She needs to encourage venous blood return in her legs. Pumping her ankles periodically can help. She knows this. And she should stay well hydrated...which will enable many trips to the bathroom, which also helps venous return.

It's counter-intuitive, because you would think that low/no activity would increase weight gain, but women on bedrest during pregnancy tend to have low weight gain, so she needs to eat well.