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postpartum

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adjective post·par·tum \ˌpōs(t)-ˈpär-təm\

Simple Definition of postpartum

  • medical : relating to or happening in the period of time following the birth of a child

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of postpartum

  1. 1 :  occurring in or being the period following parturition <postpartum depression>

  2. 2 :  being in or used in the postpartum period <postpartum mothers>

postpartum adverb

Origin of postpartum

New Latin post partum after birth


First Known Use: 1846


Medical Dictionary

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postpartum

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adjective post·par·tum \(ˈ)pōst-ˈpärt-əm\

Medical Definition of postpartum

  1. 1:  occurring in or being the period following childbirth <postpartum depression>

  2. 2:  being in or used in the postpartum period <postpartum mothers> <postpartum hospital rooms>




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postpartum

adverb post·par·tum

Medical Definition of postpartum

  1. :  after childbirth <a blood sample taken 14 days postpartum> <an infection occurred three weeks postpartum>





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