noun. the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born.
- after- (English)
- birth (English)
Sentences with afterbirth
1. Noun, singular or mass
In the meantime, you can use doggie wet wipes to clean up afterbirth and other matter that may be remaining on the mother.
Burying the placenta, or afterbirth, as soon as possible after labor is thought necessary to end labor pains and bleeding.
While there's little you can do about afterbirth contraction pain, neck and back pain from breastfeeding is completely preventable with the right products and the right technique while feeding your little one.