Definitions

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  • adj. Not pregnant.

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  • adj. not pregnant. Opposite of pregnant.

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  • adj. not pregnant

Etymologies

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non- +‎ pregnant

Examples

  • Technically, she was due a few days before me, but she took immediate control of the situation and became the “nonpregnant partner,” calling our parents to let them know what was happening, plumping the pillows on my bed, and bringing me water.

    Times Two

  • Research shows that mood disorders are no more common among pregnant women than among their nonpregnant peers.

    Origins

  • Experiments performed by Fessler and his colleagues show that pregnant women are more likely than nonpregnant women to react with disgust to a variety of sources of infection or contamination, such as bodily excretions—especially early in pregnancy, when the risks posed by pathogens are greatest.

    Origins

  • Similar research by psychologists at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland has found that pregnant women have a stronger preference than do nonpregnant women for vigorous, healthy looking faces over sickly, unhealthy looking ones.

    Origins

  • As your uterus contracts after birth to its nonpregnant size a process called involution, you may experience periods of discomfort or pain.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • After the birth, your uterus begins the process of involution returning to its nonpregnant size.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • After the birth, your uterus begins the six-week process of contracting to its nonpregnant size.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • Some of these substances can also affect the reproductive health of men and nonpregnant women.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • This risk is also elevated during pregnancy but returns to nonpregnant levels three weeks after a woman gives birth.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

  • The task is especially difficult because most research is done with nonpregnant volunteers first, and it may be years before a potentially dangerous substance is tested with pregnant women.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

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