January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1741
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Several references to the term "postpartum," including postpartum blues, postpartum depression and postpartum pituitary necrosis presented. Postpartum refers to conditions occurring after childbirth. Postpartum blues is a period of heightened maternal emotions that follow the birth of a baby. Postpartum depression refers to depression in mothers following childbirth. Postpartum pituitary necrosis refers to Sheehan's syndrome.


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