2.1  Changes in reproductive organs during the puerperium

The important physiological events that occur during the puerperium include, among others, the return of the reproductive organs and the levels of the female hormones to approximately their pre-pregnant state. We will briefly describe these changes in turn, always focusing on what can be expected in a normal postnatal woman.

Learning Outcomes for Study Session 2

2.1.1  Uterus