postdelivery

adjective
post·​de·​liv·​ery | \ ˌpōst-di-ˈli-v(ə-)rē How to pronounce postdelivery (audio) , -dē- \

Definition of postdelivery

: following a delivery especially : relating to, occurring in, or being the period following the act of giving birth A new study shows the rate of postdelivery complications can vary drastically from hospital to hospital. The Star-Ledger (Newark) postdelivery weight gain

Other Words from postdelivery

postdelivery adverb
medication was administered four hours postdelivery

First Known Use of postdelivery

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Postdelivery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postdelivery. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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