Puerperium

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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; "a perinatologist cared for her during the puerperium"

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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; "a perinatologist cared for her during the puerperium"

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  • ICD-10 Chapter XV: Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium: O00–O99 – Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O08) Pregnancy with abortive outcome : (O | 00 | o | 00 Ectopic pregnancy ...
  • List of ICD-9 codes 630–679: complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium: Complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium (630–679) : Ectopic and molar pregnancy (630–633) : (630 Hydatidiform mole ...

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