In this episode:

  • Kelli and Crystal discuss Crystal’s experience of giving birth to twins after being on bed rest
  • How Crystal used journaling and music therapy to help her cope with being on bed rest
  • The health and financial challenges of being on bed rest
  • What should women on bed rest ask of their families and friends
  • What Crystal does on the Parent Advisory Council at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Crystal’s advice for other women on bed rest

Guest: Crystal Duffy

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