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postpartum

[pōs′pärd·əm]
(medicine)
Following childbirth.
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Although methodologies varied among the studies on postpartum sexuality reviewed here, some methodological trends and commonalities were noted.
In addition to knowing that the woman is not pregnant at the time of placement, advantages include the fact that postpartum women are "quite motivated to utilize a contraceptive method right after having a baby" the patient and physician are already in the same place at the same time, and the procedure is relatively simple.
Ahead of the 2015 legislative session, the Parnhams are working on a measure that would make postpartum screening mandatory.
Immune response during the postpartum period in dairy cows with postpartum endometritis.
Sometimes clinicians confuse intruding thoughts and images with postpartum psychosis.
Educate staff and postpartum women that breastfeeding is not a contraindication to vaccination
2) and more likely to experience postpartum depression (1.
In addition, Kim et al (15) demonstrated that plasma leptin levels at early gestation were positively correlated with initial BMI, body weight at term and BMI at term, but surprisingly were not significantly correlated with postpartum weight retention neither at 6 wk nor at 6 months after birth.
The strong association between major depressive episode and postpartum suicidal ideation reinforces the importance of early detection and treatment of puerperal depression," she noted.
Massage, simple herbal remedies, stretching and deep breathing can relieve the discomforts of the postpartum period and promote rapid and safe healing.
Many women experience an episode of postpartum depression that manifests within the first six months after delivering a baby.