peripartum

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adjective

peri·​par·​tum -ˈpärt-əm How to pronounce peripartum (audio)
: occurring in or being the period preceding or following childbirth
peripartum cardiomyopathy

peripartum

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adverb

: in the peripartum period
infants were infected with the virus peripartum

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“Peripartum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/peripartum. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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