Postpartum articles on Wikipedia
Postpartum period
A postpartum period or postnatal period is the period beginning immediately after the birth of a child and extending for about six weeks. Less frequently
May 17th 2017

Postpartum depression
Postpartum depression (PPD), also called postnatal depression, is a type of clinical depression which can affect both sexes after childbirth. Symptoms
May 7th 2017

Postpartum psychosis
Postpartum psychosis is a rare psychiatric emergency in which symptoms of high mood and racing thoughts (mania), depression, severe confusion, loss of
Apr 12th 2017

Postpartum bleeding
Postpartum bleeding or postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is often defined as the loss of more than 500 ml or 1,000 ml of blood within the first 24 hours following
May 26th 2017

Postpartum thyroiditis
Postpartum thyroiditis is a phenomenon observed following pregnancy and may involve hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism or the two sequentially. It affects
Mar 12th 2017

Postpartum infections
Postpartum infections, also known as puerperal infections, is any bacterial infection of the female reproductive tract following childbirth or miscarriage
Apr 25th 2017

Psychiatric disorders of childbirth
delivery (postpartum). In Europe and North America, only one – polymorphic psychosis (postpartum psychosis)– is commonly seen. Postpartum bipolar disorder
Mar 24th 2017

Oxytocin treatment for postpartum depression
Oxytocin-TreatmentOxytocin Treatment for OxytocinPostpartum Depression Oxytocin (OT) has potential to be a treatment for Postpartum Depression (PPD)[1]. Oxytocin is released when
Feb 12th 2015

Jennifer Mudd Houghtaling Postpartum Depression Foundation
The Jennifer Mudd Houghtaling Postpartum Depression Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois that seeks to educate health professionals
Dec 31st 2016

Postpartum confinement
Postpartum confinement (also known as "Sitting the month": 坐月子 "Zuo Yue Zi" in Mandarin or 坐月 "Co5 Jyut2" in Cantonese) is a pseudoscientific Chinese custom
Mar 2nd 2017

Maternity blues
The postpartum blues, maternity blues, or baby blues is a transient condition that 75-80% of mothers could experience shortly after childbirth with a wide
Apr 20th 2017

Sex after pregnancy
Sexual activity during pregnancy Postpartum pelvic floor dysfunction Pastore, L; Owens A; Raymond C (2007). "Postpartum sexuality concerns among first-time
Mar 20th 2017

symptoms. Postpartum psychiatric disorders typically divided into three categories: (1) postpartum blues (2) postpartum depression and (3) postpartum psychosis
May 27th 2016

Sheehan's syndrome
Sheehan's syndrome, also known as Simmond's syndrome, postpartum hypopituitarism or postpartum pituitary gland necrosis, is hypopituitarism (decreased
Apr 27th 2017

Balloon tamponade
alleviate or stop postpartum hemorrhage. Inflating a SengstakenBlakemore tube in the uterus successfully treats atonic postpartum hemorrhage refractory
Dec 6th 2016

List of ICD-9 codes 630–679: complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium
perineal, 1st deg., postpartum (664.14) Laceration, perineal, 2nd deg., postpartum (664.24) Laceration, perineal, 3rd deg., postpartum (664.34) Laceration
May 24th 2017

Bakri balloon
500 mL. The device is used for the temporary control and reduction of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). According to the World Health Organization, around 100
Sep 2nd 2016

Complications of pregnancy
immediate postpartum period, 87% to 94% of women report at least one health problem. Long term health problems (persisting after 6 months postpartum) are reported
May 14th 2017

Sanhujori (산후조리) refers to a traditional Korean traditional postpartum care for women after childbirth. The key elements of Sanhujori include consuming
May 16th 2017

The Honest Body Project
up series to The Beauty in a Mother and featured the women 4–6 weeks postpartum. "We Are Not 'Still' Nursing, We Are Just Nursing" featured women who
Oct 24th 2016

B-Lynch suture
used to mechanically compress an atonic uterus in the face of severe postpartum hemorrhage. It was developed by Christopher B-Lynch, a consultant obstetrician
Feb 21st 2017

term pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is often used for metritis. Postpartum metritis, also known as puerperal sepsis, occurs within 21 days and is
Jan 18th 2017

Perinatal assistant
Assistant includes a combination of doula services, childbirth education, postpartum support and breastfeeding support. The training of a Perinatal Assistant
Sep 7th 2015

trigger abortion in early pregnancy. It also reduces postpartum bleeding. Used in postpartum hemorrhage caused by uterine atony not controlled by other
May 5th 2017

Subacute lymphocytic thyroiditis
in females. A variant of subacute lymphocytic thyroiditis occurs postpartum, postpartum thyroiditis. Both of these entities can be considered subtypes of
Aug 28th 2016

Peripartum cardiomyopathy
presenting typically between the last month of pregnancy and up to six months postpartum. As with other forms of dilated cardiomyopathy, PPCM involves systolic
May 27th 2017

Septic pelvic thrombophlebitis
Septic pelvic thrombophlebitis (SPT) is a postpartum complication which consists of a persistent postpartum fever that is not responsive to broad-spectrum
Apr 10th 2017

Maternal healthcare in Texas
physical and mental well-being care for women during the prenatal and postpartum periods. The provision of maternal health services in each state can prevent
Mar 20th 2017

is the field of study concentrated on pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. As a medical specialty, obstetrics is combined with gynaecology
May 17th 2017

Placental expulsion
clearly reduce severe postpartum hemorrhage (defined as blood loss >1000 mL) but overall resulted in a small reduction in postpartum hemorrhage (defined
May 23rd 2017

Obstetrical complications
Cesarean delivery Uterine rupture Hysterectomy after delivery Postpartum infection Postpartum depression Septic pelvic thrombosis Hypertension Preeclampsia
May 16th 2017

De Quervain's thyroiditis
other forms of subacute thyroiditis, subacute lymphocytic thyroiditis, postpartum thyroiditis, and autoimmune thyroiditis all of which, in contrast to de
May 17th 2017

Parental brain
Parental experience, as well as changing hormone levels during pregnancy and postpartum, cause changes in the parental brain. Displaying maternal sensitivity
May 19th 2017

Puerperal disorder
disorder which presents primarily during the puerperium. An example is postpartum thyroiditis. Puerperal disorders may be associated with psychiatric illness
May 26th 2016

Antenatal depression
depression that can affect a woman during pregnancy, and can be a precursor to postpartum depression if not properly treated. It is estimated that 7% to 20% percent
Mar 4th 2017

Brooke Shields
battles postpartum depression". MSNBC. May 7, 2009. Retrieved June 20, 2010. Shields, Brooke (2005). Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression
May 28th 2017

Meadow's syndrome
syndrome by proxy, named for Roy Meadow, who characterized it in 1977 Postpartum cardiomyopathy, named for William Meadows, who characterized it in 1957
May 19th 2014

Estrous cycle
age. After completion (or abortion) of a pregnancy, some species have postpartum estrus, which is ovulation and corpus luteum production that occurs immediately
May 24th 2017

Intrusive thought
pregnancy or the postpartum period. Postpartum-OCD Postpartum OCD occurs mainly in women who may already have OCD, perhaps in a mild or undiagnosed form. Postpartum depression
May 11th 2017

across cultures : ideas and practices of pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum. Dordrecht [etc.]: Springer. p. 100. ISBN 9048125987.  Stone, ed.: Helaine
Nov 19th 2016

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection
no obvious risk factors. TheseThese can often occur during late pregnancy, postpartum and peri-menopausal periods. The symptoms are often very similar to
May 26th 2017

related to methadone that was never marketed. In a clinical trial of postpartum patients it was reported to produce analgesia comparable to that of morphine
May 19th 2017

Fundal massage
compressing the two uterine arteries. Routine use of fundal massage can prevent postpartum or post-abortion hemorrhage and can reduce pain; it may also reduce the
Feb 21st 2017

typically continues for 4 to 6 weeks after childbirth, which is known as the postpartum period. It is sterile for the first 2 to 3 days, but not so by the third
Feb 22nd 2017

months after giving birth to her second child. Her symptoms began 3 months postpartum, with lassitude (weakness/lack of energy), goitre (iodine deficiency)
Jan 8th 2017

Thyroid disease in pregnancy
miscarriages, anaemia in pregnancy, pre-eclampsia, abruptio placenta and postpartum haemorrhage can occur in pregnant women with overt hypothyroidism. Also
May 6th 2017

rosine)-1-carbaoxytocin, is an oxytocic used in obstetrics to control postpartum hemorrhage and bleeding after giving birth, particularly following Cesarean
Feb 25th 2017

ending pregnancy after fetal death, for the treatment of severe atonic postpartum hemorrhage after vaginal delivery, and for removal of the placenta in
Mar 13th 2017

Certified nurse midwife
the care of women across their lifespan, including pregnancy and the postpartum period, and well woman care and birth control. Certified nurse midwives
May 14th 2017

labor, cause an abortion, prevent and treat stomach ulcers, and treat postpartum bleeding due to poor contraction of the uterus. For abortions it is often
May 11th 2017

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