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WORD OF THE DAY
Puerperalpyoo-ER-per-əlPart of speech: adjectiveOrigin: Latin, early 18th century
1During or relating to the period of about six weeks after childbirth during which the mother’s reproductive organs return to their original nonpregnant condition.
 
Examples of Puerperal in a sentence “Therese and her baby had a lot of support during the puerperal period.” “The OB/GYN instructed the couple to check in often during the puerperal period.”