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af·ter·birth

 (ăf′tər-bûrth′)
n.
The placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus following birth.

afterbirth

(ˈɑːftəˌbɜːθ)
n
(Medicine) the placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus after the birth of the offspring

af•ter•birth

(ˈæf tərˌbɜrθ, ˈɑf-)

n.
the placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus after childbirth.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.afterbirth - the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born
placenta - the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus
Translations
jälkeiset

afterbirth

[ˈɑːftəbɜːθ] Nsecundinas fpl, placenta f

afterbirth

[ˈɑːftərˌbɜːrθ] nplacenta m

afterbirth

[ˈɑːftəˌbɜːθ] nplacenta (e membrane fetali)

af·ter·birth

n. secundinas, placenta y membranas que se expelen en el parto.

afterbirth

n secundinas, placenta y membranas expulsadas después del parto
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Precautions include avoiding handling clothing, boots or any materials that may have touched birthing animals, their young or afterbirths.
Defra said pregnant women should: | Not help to lamb ewes, or to provide assistance with a cow that is calving or a nanny goat that is kidding | Avoid contact with aborted or new-born lambs, calves or kids or with the afterbirth, birthing fluids or materials (eg bedding) contaminated by such birth products | Avoid handling (including washing) clothing, boots or any materials that may have come into contact with animals that have recently given birth, their young or afterbirths | nsure partners attending lambing ewes or other animals giving birth take appropriate health and hygiene precautions, including the wearing of personal protective equipment and adequate washing to remove any potential contamination.
Farmers are legally required to dispose of all afterbirths promptly and safely via an animal by-products approved route such as rendering, incineration or knacker yards.