There are a number of terms that are used to describe the periods of time during pregnancy and after childbirth. The list of terms below will help you better understand both the content in our program and online information resources about perinatal anxiety.
Perinatal: Pregnancy and up to 12 months following childbirth
Postnatal: After childbirth
Postpartum: After childbirth
Pueripartum: First 6 weeks after childbirth