How to insert columns at a specific position in existing table?

ALTER TABLE by default adds new columns at the end of the table. Use the AFTER directive to place it in a certain position within the table:

ALTER table table_name
    Add column column_name57 integer AFTER column_name56

From mysql doc

To add a column at a specific position within a table row, use FIRST or AFTERcol_name. The default is to add the column last. You can also use FIRST and AFTER in CHANGE or MODIFY operations to reorder columns within a table.

I googled for this for PostgreSQL but it seems to be impossible.

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