After artificial insemination, bed rest or special care is not required. Rest is indicated for just 15 to 20 minutes at the clinic.
Then, you can continue with your normal daily routines for 15 days, a period known as two-week wait. From this moment on, you can take a pregnancy test to find out whether the treatment has been successful or not.
Total bed rest or taking time off work are indicated only in cases where the woman has some kind of specific problem or in case her job carries a great level of risk.