AFTERBIRTH By N., Sam M.S. - 0 noun. 3rd and last phase of childbirth, wherein the placenta and other birth membranes are delivered. AFTERBIRTH: "Most mothers in developed countries choose not to see the afterbirth." Related Psychology Terms A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide BIRTH ADJUSTMENTS AFFECTIONAL DRIVE MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES) NEWBORN INFANT (Neonate) CHILD PSYCHIATRY PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT CYCLOTHYMIC PERSONALITY (Cycloid Personality) BILIRUBIN ENCEPHALOPATHY (Kemicterus) PMDD: Can It Be Cured? Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AFTERBIRTH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/afterbirth/ (accessed December 4, 2021).