postnatal(redirected from Puerperum)
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Of or occurring after birth, especially during the period immediately after birth.
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) existing or taking place after giving birth
subsequent to childbirth.
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|Adj.||1.||postnatal - occurring immediately after birth; "postnatal development"|
perinatal - occurring during the period around birth (5 months before and 1 month after); "perinatal mortality"; "perinatal care"