Prepregnancy vs Postpregnancy - What's the difference?

prepregnancy | postpregnancy |


As adjectives the difference between prepregnancy and postpregnancy

is that prepregnancy is before the onset of pregnancy while postpregnancy is after pregnancy.

prepregnancy

English

Adjective

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  • Before the onset of pregnancy.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 13, author=Nicholas Bakalar, title=Childbirth: Cutting Caffeine Not Found to Affect Birth Weight, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=After adjusting for prepregnancy weight, smoking status and other variables, the average birth weight of babies in the decaf group was a statistically insignificant one-half ounce higher than that of babies in the coffee-drinking group. }}

    postpregnancy

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • After pregnancy.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=October 4, author=Natasha Singer, title=Is the ‘Mom Job’ Really Necessary?, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Even Cookie, a luxury parenting magazine, recently ran an article that described postpregnancy breasts as “the ultimate indignity” and promoted implant surgery; a photo of droopy water-filled balloons accompanied the article. }}