Definition of post-partum adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

post-partum

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌpəʊst ˈpɑːtəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpoʊst ˈpɑːrtəm//
 
(North American English also postpartum)(British English also postnatal)[only before noun] Birth
 
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connected with the period after the birth of a child compare antenatal, prenatal See related entries: Birth Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Latin post partum ‘after childbirth’.