Recent Examples of bedridden from the Web
During the birth of daughter Alexis Olympia, Williams had to have an emergency C-section, suffered from multiple blood clots afterward and was bedridden for six weeks as part of her recovery.
Shelly Streck was getting paid in cash to take care of an 85-year-old man's bedridden wife in Enid, Oklahoma.
Brown, who is bedridden, is constantly surrounded by family members, including three living children, who keep a watchful eye on her.
Williams required multiple surgeries after delivery and was bedridden for six weeks.
Those who are bedridden, patients in nursing homes or whose eyesight is severely eroded can also qualify for their pension amounts to be increased in order to pay for an in-home caregiver.
Jimenez is caring for his 97-year-old grandmother, who is bedridden and relies on an oxygen tank, as well as for his elderly parents.
In March 2013, she was referred to the hospice program with a normal life expectancy of six months or less and was soon bedridden.
James, a widow, weighed 450 pounds and was bedridden.
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Origin and Etymology of bedridden
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Definition of bedridden for English Language Learners
: forced to stay in bed because of illness or weakness
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