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[pohst-neyt-l] /poʊstˈneɪt l/

subsequent to childbirth:
postnatal infection.
existing or taking place after giving birth

1831, from post- + natal.

postnatal post·na·tal (pōst-nāt’l)
Of or occurring after birth, especially in the period immediately after birth.


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