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puerperium

 [pu″er-pēr´e-um]
the period from the end of the third stage of labor until involution of the uterus is complete, usually lasting between 3 and 6 weeks.

pu·er·pe·ri·um

, pl.

pu·er·pe·ri·a

(pyū-er-pē'rē-ŭm, -ē-ă),
Period from the termination of labor to complete involution of the uterus, usually defined as 42 days.
[L. childbirth, fr. puer, child, + pario, to bring forth]

puerperium

/pu·er·pe·ri·um/ (pu″er-pēr´e-um) the period or state of confinement after childbirth.

puerperium

(pyo͞o′ər-pîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. puer·peria (-pîr′ē-ə)
1. The state of a woman during childbirth or immediately thereafter.
2. The approximate six-week period lasting from childbirth to the return of normal uterine size.

puerperium

[pyo̅o̅′ərpir′ē·əm]
Etymology: L, puerperus
the time after childbirth, lasting approximately 6 weeks, during which the anatomical and physiological changes brought about by pregnancy resolve and a woman adjusts to the new or expanded responsibilities of motherhood and nonpregnant life.

pu·er·pe·ri·um

(pyū'er-pēr'ē-ŭm, -ă)
Period from the termination of labor to complete involution of the uterus, usually defined as 42 days.
[L. childbirth, fr. puer, child, + pario, to bring forth]

puerperium

The period after childbirth when the womb (uterus) and VAGINA are returning to their normal state.

puerperium

the period or state of confinement after parturition.
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Women did not know the various danger signs related to eclampsia and knowledge about danger signs during labour was low compared to danger signs during puerperium, but they are knowledgeable regarding danger signs in a newborn.
These patients should then be investigated in the puerperium for underlying cause of the seizures.
Review of Literature reveals that Postnatal Blues are often studied because of its etiological relevance for the onset of Affective disorders in Puerperium.
Variable N % Alterations/ erasures N (%) Deaths among women Occurred during pregnancy, birth or miscarriage Yes 04 1,53 01 (0,38) No 35 13,36 Ignored 17 6,49 Incomplete 206 78,62 Occurred during puerperium Yes, up to 42 days Yes, from 43 days to - one year No 25 9,54 Ignored 23 8,78 Incomplete 214 81,68 Medical attention Received medical attention during the illness that lead to death Yes 216 10,24 03 (0,14) No 258 12,23 Ignored 265 12,57 Incomplete 1370 64,96 Diagnosis confirmed by complementary examination Yes 29 1,38 - No 201 9,53 Ignored 122 5,78 Incomplete 1757 83,31 Diagnosis confirmed by surgery Yes 44 2,08 - No 303 14,37 Ignored 71 3,37 Incomplete 1691 80,18 Diagnosis confirmed by autopsy Yes 1.
This study inquired on the conceptual learning achieved by students in the Nursing and Obstetrics degree program at SUA when they learned nursing care of women enduring puerperium with complications, from the intervention with a strategy based on analysis of clinical cases, based on the theoretical perspective of constructivism, which is of vital importance it permitted evidencing conceptual learning and, consequently, offer the necessary care according to the individual situations arising during the real practice.
Inclusion criteria included all women who delivered in the hospital between August 2006 and July 2014 after 24 weeks of gestation, and who underwent hysterectomy for obstetric indications at the time of delivery or subsequently within the defined period of puerperium (42 days).
Incidence and causes of strokes associated with pregnancy and puerperium.
Most of the cases reported during pregnancy and puerperium have coexisting disease conditions while our case had none.
Retention of fetal membranes is one of the common malady during puerperium having effects on subsequent fertility.
At our center, we are usually reluctant to discontinue a medication such as an atypical antipsychotic to treat bipolar disorder in the postpartum period even if the mom chooses to breastfeed considering the extent to which women with bipolar disorder are at a high risk for relapse during the puerperium.
Puerperium, commonly known as confinement, quarantine or rest, is defined as the postnatal period and consists of a time of intense bio-psychosocial changes in women's lives.