Definitions for lamaze methodləˈmɑz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a method by which an expectant mother is prepared for childbirth by education, psychological and physical conditioning, and breathing exercises.
Origin of Lamaze method:
after Fernand Lamaze (1890–1957), French obstetrician, its originator
Lamaze method of childbirth, Lamaze method(noun)
a method that prepares a mother for natural childbirth; the pregnant woman (in classes and at home) practices (usually with the help of a coach) and learns about the physiology of childbirth and techniques of relaxation, concentration, and breathing
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