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Postpartum Period MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Postpartum Period
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.702
Unique ID
D049590
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049590
Annotation
human & animal; qualif permitted as for PREGNANCY; check the tag FEMALE: Manual 18.4.3; puerperal psychoses = PUERPERAL DISORDERS (IM) + PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS (IM); "postpartum amenorrhea" is indexed under PUERPERIUM (IM) + AMENORRHEA (IM) & not LACTATION unless lactation is particularly discussed
Scope Note
In females, the period that is shortly after giving birth (PARTURITION).
Entry Term(s)
Postpartum
Postpartum Women
Puerperium
Previous Indexing
Puerperium (1965-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see PUERPERIUM 1980-2004
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Postpartum Period Preferred
Postpartum Women Related
Puerperium Narrower
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