postpartum depression

noun

Definition of postpartum depression

chiefly US, medical
:a feeling of deep sadness, anxiety, etc., that a woman feels after giving birth to a child

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postpartum play
  1. : occurring in or being the period following childbirth

  2. : being in or used in the postpartum period

depression play
  1. : the angular distance of a celestial object below the horizon

  2. : the size of an angle of depression

  3. : an act of depressing or a state of being depressed: such as


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