Definitions for lamaze methodləˈmɑz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

La•maze′ meth`odləˈmɑz(n.)

  1. a method by which an expectant mother is prepared for childbirth by education, psychological and physical conditioning, and breathing exercises.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of Lamaze method:

after Fernand Lamaze (1890–1957), French obstetrician, its originator

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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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