postnatal

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post·na·tal

 (pōst-nāt′l)
adj.
Of or occurring after birth, especially during the period immediately after birth.

post·na′tal·ly adv.

postnatal

(pəʊstˈneɪtəl)
adj
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) existing or taking place after giving birth

post•na•tal

(poʊstˈneɪt l)

adj.
subsequent to childbirth.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.postnatal - occurring immediately after birthpostnatal - occurring immediately after birth; "postnatal development"
perinatal - occurring during the period around birth (5 months before and 1 month after); "perinatal mortality"; "perinatal care"
antenatal, antepartum, prenatal - occurring or existing before birth; "the prenatal period"; "antenatal care"
Translations

postnatal

[ˌpəʊstˈneɪtəl] adjpostnatal(e)postnatal depression ndépression f post-partumpost office n
(= building) → poste f
Where's the post office, please? → est la poste, s'il vous plaît?
the Post Office (= organization) → la Postepost office box nboîte f postalepost-op [ˌpəʊstˈɒp] adj (= post-operative) → post-op invpost-operative [ˌpəʊstˈɒpərətɪv] adjpostopératoirepost-paid [ˌpəʊstˈpeɪd] adj (British)port payé

postnatal

[ˌpəʊstˈneɪtl] adjpost-parto inv

postnatal

adj posnatal or postnatal
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Among the categories are diseases of the nervous system; diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue; pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperum; and injury, poisoning, and certain other consequences of external cause.
Este "enemigo indomado" cuyo nombre en latin es febris maligna puerperum (5), esta referenciado en antiguos textos hindues de 1.500 anos a.