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Relating to or denoting the period after childbirth.‘postnatal care’
- ‘The procedure surrounding pre-natal and post-natal care was similarly haphazard.’
- ‘Her background includes teaching, psychology, health promotion and research on ante and post-natal care and education.’
- ‘She was especially fortunate, she said, to have the same midwife not only for her antenatal and post-natal examinations and check-ups but also for the birth.’
- ‘For these purposes, post-natal care means personal medical services for both the mother and baby during the fourteen days following the birth.’
- ‘Deafness is associated with many hereditary and non-hereditary diseases and may also result from pre or post-natal exposure to a variety of toxins and traumas.’
- ‘The aim is to access women with substance use problems and encourage them to pursue regular ante- and post-natal care.’
- ‘The number of women attending post-natal care had fallen from 95.6 percent in 2002 to 82.4 percent.’
- ‘There is another important help, which is having access to free or practically free coverage of all costs related to pregnancy, prenatal follow-up, delivery, post-natal care for the babies.’
- ‘Currently, there is still no inpatient post-natal care on site, so mums are discharged home a few hours after giving birth.’
- ‘This work attempts to consider and observe the continuum of personality between fetal and post-natal life.’
- ‘Women's vulnerability has been exacerbated by unequal access to basic resources, especially prenatal and post-natal healthcare services.’
- ‘Human growth during the embryonic, fetal, and post-natal periods provides a good model for mammalian growth.’
- ‘Another area of high concern was the lack of post-natal care, especially for first-time mothers and lack of support for home births, particularly in rural areas.’
- ‘Both pre- and early post-natal exposures have been associated with cognitive deficits, distractibility, and difficult behaviors.’
- ‘There is very little practical information about giving birth (just do what the doctor tells you) and even less about the immediate post-natal care (just ask your mother and grandmother).’
- ‘The clinic offers counselling, electrocardiogram and stress tests, pap smear, antenatal and post-natal care and vaccination and immunisation for infants and adults.’
- ‘It will deal with pregnancy, post-natal and baby, massage and yoga as well as reflexology and life coaching.’
- ‘The mother, who could be suffering from post-natal syndrome, has also been advised to seek medical help.’
- ‘What, then, has happened to our pre-natal, post-natal, nutritional support, health care and education programmes for the girl child?’
- ‘With its profusion of midwives and naturalistic post-natal care, it is one of the few representations we have in western art that touches on the actual process of childbirth.’
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