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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

(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.
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Meanwhile, a separate study published in the same journal examines women's experiences with seeking help for postnatal depression.
Recent epidemiological studies have reported high rates of postnatal depression (PND) in developing countries7,8, at least 15% to 35% of mothers experiencing a marked depressive illness in the months following childbirth.
In this study, increase in duration of immobility was observed in the postnatal hypothyroidism group compared with control and congenital hypothyroidism groups (KW H test, [chi square]=14.347, df=2, p=0.001; mean ranks: control=8.39, congenital=11.06, postnatal=21.40) (Figure 1).
Psychologically and emotionally she may experience post trauma including tocophobia (phobia about childbirth), querelant reaction, puerperal panic, pathological fear of cot death, obsessional neurosis, grief, Postnatal affective disorders are comprised postnatal blues, postnatal depression, postpartum psychosis and mother infant relationship disorders including infanticide, child abuse and rejection are characterized under the umbrella of postnatal affective disorders (Brockington, 1998).
A high power of seminiferous tubules of the testis of control rats (postnatal day 7) showing basal lamina (BL), spermatogonia (SP), sustentocytes (SC) resting on the basal lamina and interstititial endocrine cells (Leydig cell) (L) in the interstitial tissue (H&E, X1000).
To determine the current indications for fetal MRI, and the degree of agreement between antenatal MRI and antenatal US, postnatal imaging and postmortem findings in one SA referral centre.
It also discovered that the greater the difficulty or pain experienced the greater the risk of postnatal depression.
In this context, the team led by Isabella Annesi-Maesano, Inserm Research Director at Unit 1136, "Pierre Louis Public Health Institute" (Inserm/UPMC) examined the association between pre- and postnatal ETS exposure and behavioural problems in children.