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time period following childbirth when the mother's uterus shrinks and the other functional and anatomic changes of pregnancy are resolved

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Before the intervention, none of the men in the case group had enough knowledge about physical changes during pregnancy and puerperium areas, and in each of the three areas of common problems including nutrition, sexual health, and neonate cares, only one person had a good knowledge level.
Thus, we have conducted a retrospective study in 14 female patients of childbearing age with newly-onset demyelinating attacks during puerperium and explored the possible pathogenesis.
Physiological adaptations of pregnancy, the puerperium, and the postpartum period, with an emphasis on hemodynamic changes.
Longitudinal study of plasma lipids and lipoprotein cholesterol in normal pregnancy and puerperium.
The inclusion criteria were as follows: 1) systolic dysfunction, as documented with an appropriate imaging study, 2) no previous history of heart failure, and 3) onset in the last month of gestation or the first 5 months of puerperium.
The best-known danger signs during puerperium were severe vaginal bleeding (84%), convulsion (79%), difficulty in breathing (66%) and fever (64%).
In leprosy patients with pregnancy, the large number of women who first presented with leprosy lesions in puerperium could be attributed to the increased visibility of leprosy lesions.
In all, 16% of women during the puerperium experienced fogginess and multiparous women experienced more fogginess than primipara.
2 mg) 3 or 4 times daily in the puerperium for a maximum of 1 week.
1,2] The common presenting clinical signs are hypertension and proteinuria, detected for the first time during the antenatal period, in labour or the immediate puerperium.
Literature has arbitrarily divided postnatal period into the immediate puerperium, which comprise of the initial twenty four hours postnatal, when severe post natal or post anesthetic problems may emerge.
Postpartum headache is one of the commonest morbidities experienced by approximately 38-40% of parturient women during puerperium.
Reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism during pregnancy and the puerperium.