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Lamaze method

[luh-mahz] /ləˈmɑz/
noun, Obstetrics.
1.
a method by which an expectant mother is prepared for childbirth by education, psychological and physical conditioning, and breathing exercises.
Also called psychoprophylaxis.
Origin of Lamaze method
1975-1980
probably earlier than 1975-80; named after Fernand Lamaze, 20th-century French physician, its originator
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Lamaze method in Medicine

Lamaze method n.
A method of childbirth in which the expectant mother is prepared psychologically and physically to give birth without the use of pain-relieving drugs.


La·maze adj.
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