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Related to postnatal: postnatal care
Of or occurring after birth, especially during the period immediately after birth.
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(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) existing or taking place after giving birth
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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"
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postnatal[ˌpəʊstˈneɪtəl] adj → postnatal(e)postnatal depression n → dépression f post-partumpost office n
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postnatal[ˌpəʊstˈneɪtl] adj → post-parto inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
postnataladj posnatal or postnatal
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