The Puerperium

  • Isabel Stabile
  • Tim Chard
  • Gedis Grudzinskas

Abstract

This is defined as the first 6 weeks after delivery, during which time the majority of pregnancy-related physiological changes return to normal. A number of complications may occur.

Keywords

Warfarin Progesterone Smoke Lactose Prolactin 

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabel Stabile
    • 1
  • Tim Chard
    • 2
  • Gedis Grudzinskas
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Prevention and Early Intervention PolicyFlorida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA
  2. 2.Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologySt Bartholomew’s HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 4th Floor, Holland WingThe Royal London HospitalLondonUK

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