Lamaze


Lamaze
n. family name; Lamaze Method, method which prepares expectant mothers for natural childbirth that includes techniques of relaxation and breathing (named after the French obstetrician Fernand Lamaze)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Lamaze — International is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote, support and protect normal birth through education and advocacy. Lamaze members and volunteers include childbirth educators, labor support specialists, lactation consultants,… …   Wikipedia

  • Lamaze — [lə mäz′] n. 〚after F. Lamaze, 20th c. Fr physician, who developed it〛 a training program in natural childbirth, emphasizing breathing control and relaxation during labor together with the presence and encouraging assistance of the father * * *… …   Universalium

  • Lamaze — ist eine US amerikanische Organisation, die sich für eine sanfte Geburt einsetzt. Die Gesellschaft wurde 1960 als American Society for Psychoprophylaxis in Obstetrics gegründet, hieß dann ASPO/Lamaze und wurde schließlich in Lamaze International… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lamaze — childbirth technique, developed 1940s by French obstetrician Dr. Fernand Lamaze (1891 1957) and named for him …   Etymology dictionary

  • Lamaze — [lə mäz′] n. [after F. Lamaze, 20th c. Fr physician, who developed it] a training program in natural childbirth, emphasizing breathing control and relaxation during labor together with the presence and encouraging assistance of the father …   English World dictionary

  • Lamaze — Porté dans les Vosges, désigne celui qui habite un lieu dit la Maze ou en est originaire. On pensera notamment à un hameau au Bonhomme, dans le Haut Rhin. Le mot mase désigne dans certaines régions une mare. C est peut être le cas ici …   Noms de famille

  • Lamaze — adjective Etymology: Fernand Lamaze died 1957 French obstetrician Date: 1959 relating to or being a method of childbirth that involves psychological and physical preparation by the mother in order to suppress pain and facilitate delivery without… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lamaze — noun natural childbirth technique developed in the 1940s by French obstetrician Dr. Ferdinand Lamaze …   Wiktionary

  • Lamaze — Fernand, French obstetrician, 1890–1957. See L. method. * * * La·maze lə mäz adj relating to or being a method of childbirth that involves psychological and physical preparation by the mother in order to suppress pain and facilitate delivery… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lamaze — /ləˈmaz/ (say luh mahz) adjective of or relating to a childbirth method in which techniques such as controlled breathing, massage, variation in position, etc., are employed to facilitate a natural birth and reduce the need for medical… …   Australian English dictionary


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