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postnatal

[pōs′nād·əl]
(medicine)
Subsequent to birth.
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To compare the spinal development of WT (n = 10) and KO (n = 10) mice, X-ray and micro-computed tomography (CT) were used to measure the spine of each mouse at 60 days postnatally. The KO mice exhibited smaller and shorter vertebrae when compared to WT mice, although no disc alteration was observed (Figures 2(a) and 3(a)).
However, there are few published data on the clinical findings and outcomes of postnatally acquired Zika virus disease among children (7).
In our study we have observed that 15% of patients were diagnosed as having heart disease in childhood, 17.3% pre-conceptionally, 58.6% antenatally, 8.6% postnatally. Since in our country most of the patients are turning up to hospitals only during antenatal period; the incidence of heart disease in patients is considerably high during this period.
It suggests clinicians should consider the effect on a woman's mental health during pregnancy and postnatally and refer her for psychological support if needed.
He aims to integrate two rapidly converging streams of developmental research: psychological studies of the critical interactive experiences that influence the development of socioemotional functions and neurobiological studies of the ontogeny of postnatally maturing brain structure that come to regulate these same functions.
children with postnatally acquired developmental disabilities were more likely to have multiple disabilities than other children identified with developmental disabilities, suggesting that postnatally acquired disabilities have a greater impact on a child's health status." (10) Traumatic brain injury results primarily from vehicle incidents, falls, acts of violent and sports injuries, and is more than twice as likely to occur in males as in females.
Studies such as this that are designed to identify critical windows of exposure (e.g., prenatally versus postnatally) can help inform effective policies to prevent exposures; dose is another important consideration.
She explained that the screening time for (GDM) ideally should be before conception, at first ante-natal visit, at 24-28 wks of gestation and also postnatally.
In a previous study of 26 parents (McLackland 2013) found that when Comfort Zone was used postnatally 73% of parents reported that they felt better able to respond appropriately to their child.
Considering emerging research suggesting that this acquired biological disorder is being driven by the social determinants of health, for example, some low-income African Americans are living in not only food deserts but food swamps (where the liquid is alcohol; consider the plethora of liquor stores in low-income African American communities), we must recognize that FASD can be prevented prenatally and possibly improved postnatally by increasing the amount of choline in the diet.
Pennsylvania's law, as is true with the majority of other state laws, reflects the common ground first established in the 2008 federal legislation, the Prenatally and Postnatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act.