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postnatal

 [pōst-na´tal]
occurring after birth, with reference to the newborn.

post·na·tal

(pōst-nā'tăl),
Occurring after birth.
[L. natus, birth]

postnatal

/post·na·tal/ (-na´t'l) occurring after birth, with reference to the newborn.

postnatal

(pōst-nāt′l)
adj.
Of or occurring after birth, especially during the period immediately after birth.

post·na′tal·ly adv.

postnatal

adjective Pertaining or referring to events occurring after birth, usually understood as within the first weeks to months after birth.

postnatal

Neonatology adjective After birth Pertaining to events occurring after birth, usually within 1 year of childbirth

post·na·tal

(pōst-nā'tăl)
Occurring after birth.
[L. natus, birth]

postnatal

Occurring subsequent to birth.

postnatal

occurring after birth

postnatal

relates to the newborn in the period immediately after birth. A suitable subdivision is: early postnatal—within 48 hours of birth; delayed postnatal—2 to 7 days; late postnatal—1 to 4 weeks. See also perinatal, parturient disease.

postnatal diseases
diseases which are more prevalent at this time in the animal's life because of its small size, its immunological inadequacy and its dependence on the dam for nourishment, protection from predators and from inclement weather, especially protection from the cold.
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A gap in the review level evidence was the absence of a Cochrane review related to abdominal muscle exercise in pregnancy or postnatally (including those with rectal diastasis).
The findings of the study presented in this paper indicate that all HIV-positive mothers continued postnatally with the infant feeding method they had selected in the antenatal period.
Another study, also using a retrospective survey of Canadian women 3-8 yrs postnatally (n=3354), found a similar variable pattern of herbal medicine use with perinatal (15.
In an attempt to address the impact of early management protocol for CDH, experts at Texas Children's Fetal Center compared the outcome of patients who were evaluated prenatally (PRE group) with those who were outborn or diagnosed postnatally (POST group).
For the uninitiated, a doula is someone who provides non-medical support to women and their families during labour and childbirth, and often postnatally too.
Postnatally the differential diagnosis of an umbilical cord cyst is between an umbilical pseudo-cyst and an allantoic cyst with patent urachus, the other diagnoses being clinically obvious.
The results show that 42 percent of children who had surgery in the womb were able to walk unassisted at 30 months compared with 21 percent of those who received the surgery postnatally.
There was no statistically significant difference between the two groups at one month, although a statistically significant difference was found with a sub group who had home visits postnatally.
Thirty one HIV-1 infected pregnant women were recruited; however the analysis is restricted to 26 samples that were available for DR testing, 24 from twelve women at both time points and 2 samples postnatally only (after Sd-NVP treatment).
On October 8, 2008, the Prenatally and Postnatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act was signed into law, requiring GAO to submit a report concerning the effectiveness of current health care and family support programs for the families of children with disabilities.
Even at low concentrations, intrauterine exposures may be significant because of several factors: exposure is continuous; quantities transferred are substantial relative to the size of the developing fetus; and the fetus lacks the presence of protective barriers that are present postnatally (e.
Noting the limitations of ultrasound in detecting abnormalities or injury and the use of MRI as an alternative to autopsy, they present images for radiologists to understand normal MRI appearances of the brain from the second half of pregnancy to 18 months postnatally.