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Of or occurring after birth, especially during the period immediately after birth.

post·na′tal·ly adv.


(Biology) after birth, following a birth
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1] rightly point out the need for increased identification and early treatment of postnatally HIV-infected infants, and suggest that testing at 9 months of age using HIV rapid tests (HRTs) will assist in this regard.
Postnatally, she was referred for removal of her stent.
As prenatal testing moves forward, it's critical that families receive what has been described in the Prenatally and Postnatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act (also known as the Kennedy-Brownback Act of 2008) as "up-to-date, evidence-based, written information concerning the range of outcomes for individuals living with the diagnosed condition, including physical, developmental, educational, and psychosocial outcomes.
In a previous study of 26 parents (McLackland 2013) found that when Comfort Zone was used postnatally 73% of parents reported that they felt better able to respond appropriately to their child.
Dr Brown said: "It's as if we spend pregnancy telling women that 'breast is best' and they must breastfeed and then we abandon them or even encourage them to use formula postnatally, leaving many feeling like they have 'failed'.
Considering emerging research suggesting that this acquired biological disorder is being driven by the social determinants of health, for example, some low-income African Americans are living in not only food deserts but food swamps (where the liquid is alcohol; consider the plethora of liquor stores in low-income African American communities), we must recognize that FASD can be prevented prenatally and possibly improved postnatally by increasing the amount of choline in the diet.
3) Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to the central nervous system during brain development prenatally, perinatally or postnatally.
Pennsylvania's law, as is true with the majority of other state laws, reflects the common ground first established in the 2008 federal legislation, the Prenatally and Postnatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act.
To determine whether the levels of FGFR1 and FGFR2 proteins were also postnatally regulated in the testes, Western blot analyses were carried out.
Postnatally, the mother focused on teaching constantly, and rarely tested.