- puerperal metritis,
- puerperal psychosis,
- puerperal septicemia,
- puerperal tetanus,
- puerto ayacucho,
- puerto barrios,
- puerto cabello,
- puerto cortés,
- puerto limón
Origin of puerperium
Examples from the Web for puerperium
In the puerperium it is often an infection brought on by dirty midwives or physicians.
There is always a possibility of collapse in the third stage or during the puerperium.
If the labour is normal and the puerperium uncomplicated, the number of leucocytes regains the normal in about a week.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
It is as physiological as any other somatic change in the puerperium.
Clean walls, clean floors, and a scrupulously clean bed must be maintained throughout the puerperium.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
Word Origin for puerperium
"confinement during and after childbirth," 1863, from Latin puerperus (see puerperal).