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ˌpyu ərˈpɪər i əmpuer·peri·um

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  1. puerperiumnoun

    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"


  1. puerperiumnoun

    The period of time lasting around a month immediately following childbirth, when the mother's uterus shrinks back to its prenatal state.

    Etymology: From puerperium, noun form of puerperus, adjectival form of puerpera, from puer + pario.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of puerperium in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of puerperium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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