Definition of afterpains in English:
Pains after childbirth caused by contraction of the uterus.
- You feel some pain in your uterus - breastfeeding, in particular, can stimulate ‘afterpains ' as your uterus contracts.
- Catnip is best known for treating feverish conditions but is also used for afterpains and other conditions.
- If afterpains are severe, your health professional can prescribe a safe and effective pain medication.
Definition of afterpains in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India