Definition of Lamaze in English:
Relating to a method of childbirth involving exercises and breathing control to give pain relief without drugs.
- I found a book in French about the Lamaze method of childbirth.
- Also, asthma shouldn't interfere with your ability to do Lamaze breathing techniques.
- Only one published report showed no improvement over Lamaze technique from the addition of hypnosis, though both LaMaze and hypnosis alone lessened pain equally during labor.
1950s: from the name of Fernand Lamaze (1891–1957), French physician.
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