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postnatal

[pōs′nād·əl]
(medicine)
Subsequent to birth.
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To accelerate the development of that expertise, the pregnancy help center would likely rely on specialization: one or more counselors would be tasked with interviewing all the women who appeared eligible "on paper" to select those thought most likely to abort unless a post-natal financial support were offered.
And that means they are not able to spend crucial time with families in which post-natal depression could be spotted.
As part of its Pressure Points campaign, the RCM is also calling for more midwives to be employed so women can be offered a better standard of post-natal care.
Although there are no birthing facilities at the centre, the anti-natal and post-natal classes are designed to give mums and dads all the help, advice and reassurance they need to prepare for their new addition.
Post-natal depression can devastate the whole family, not just the new mum.
Dr Yasmin Irfan, head of obstetrics and gynaecology unit at the hospital, said the unit has 14 beds, of which four are for gynaecology cases, three for antenatal cases, four for post-natal cases and three for the labour suite.
Two family-friendly classes on offer are Fit Mamas post-natal exercise classes and Green Start nature exploration sessions.
Keywords: post-natal care, post-partum care, maternal health, neonatal health, Bangladesh, Egypt
Up until 2007, the clinic managed to follow up most GDM patients post-natally, with a 70 percent success rate in motivating them to carry out their post-natal OGTT.
Her post-natal depression and self-harming returned after the birth of their second child too.
WOMEN who experience pregnancy complications or a difficult labour are at higher risk of post-natal depression, experts said.
Levels of a hormone produced by the placenta half way through pregnancy could provide a test for women at risk of post-natal depression, new research suggests.