That Yellow Wallpaper
posted by Amy
In Don't Take This Lying Down, Sarah Bilston writes about her own experiences of being put on bed rest during her pregnancy while examining why American doctors are more likely to prescribe bed rest. Bilston notes:
The profession needs to recognize the profound psychological and physical costs of this modern rest cure, and to thoroughly research its putative benefits, before yet another generation of women finds itself staring blankly at the wallpaper.