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Postpartum refers to the period following childbirth, as the mother's body recovers and adjusts back to its pre-pregnancy state. This phase typically begins immediately after the delivery of the baby and can last for several weeks to months. During this time, the mother experiences a variety of physical and emotional changes, including hormonal adjustments, healing of childbirth-related wounds, and the commencement of lactation for breastfeeding. The postpartum period is also crucial for the bonding between the mother and the newborn, as well as for the infant's adjustment to life outside the womb. It's a time of significant transition, requiring physical and emotional care for the mother, who may experience challenges such as postpartum depression or physical discomforts. Proper support and medical care during the postpartum period are essential for the health and well-being of both the mother and the newborn.