Lamaze meaning

lə-mäz
Relating to or being a method of childbirth in which the expectant mother is prepared psychologically and physically to give birth without the use of drugs.
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A training program in natural childbirth, emphasizing breathing control and relaxation during labor together with the presence and encouraging assistance of the father.
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Relating to or being a method of childbirth in which the expectant mother is prepared psychologically and physically to give birth without the use of drugs.
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Natural childbirth technique developed in the 1940s by French obstetrician Dr. Ferdinand Lamaze.
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Origin of lamaze

  • After Fernand Lamaze (1890–1957), French physician

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition