puerperal morbidity

pu·er·per·al mor·bid·i·ty

illness arising during the first 10 days of the postpartum period, that is, a temperature of 38°C (100.4°F) or more on any 2 days of the first 10, excluding the first 24 hours.
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Influence of the duration of second stage labor on perinatal outcome and puerperal morbidity. Obstet Gynecol 1977; 49:266-9.