月子

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Chinese[edit]

moon; month
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(月子)

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月子

  1. yuezi, the traditional Chinese form of postpartum recovery that lasts for one month after childbirth, sometimes referred to in English as confinement or lying-in
  2. the month following childbirth; puerperium

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