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postpartum

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpostpartumpost‧par‧tum /ˌpəʊstˈpɑːtəm◂ $ ˌpoʊstˈpɑːr-/ adjective technical 🔊 🔊 relating to the time immediately after a woman has a baby syn postnatal
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postpartumTypically a woman experiences either postpartum blues, caused by hormonal changes, or postpartum depression, caused by a chemical imbalance.At least her unconsummated marriage and her postpartum depression, functioning almost as symbols, suggest her deep uneasiness with sexuality.Almost all hospitals have regularly scheduled tours of the labor and delivery area and the postpartum divisions.postpartum exhaustionWe urge parents to plan ahead for postpartum home help.
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