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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  • List of ICD-9 codes 630–679: complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium: pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium (642.0) Benign essential hypertension complicating pregnancy childbirth and the puerperium (642.1) Hypertension secondary
  • ICD-10 Chapter XV: Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium: This page contains ICD-10 Chapter XV: Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium. (O00) Ectopic pregnancy (O01) Hydatidiform mole (O02) Other abnormal

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