after-pains


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af·ter·pains

(af'ter-pānz),
Painful cramplike contractions of the uterus occurring after childbirth.

af·ter·pains

, after-pains (af'tĕr-pānz)
Painful cramplike contractions of the uterus occurring after childbirth.

after-pains

Pains similar to, but less severe than, those of labour, felt during the few days after childbirth as the uterus contracts to return to its normal size.
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