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postnatal

adjective uk   /ˌpəʊstˈneɪ.təl/  us   /ˌpoʊstˈneɪ.t̬əl/
relating to the period of time immediately after a baby has been born: postnatal care postnatal depression
Translations of “postnatal”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分娩後的,產後的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分娩后的,产后的…
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