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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective 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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  • noun Natural childbirth technique developed in the 1940s by French obstetrician Dr. Ferdinand Lamaze.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Fernand Lamaze, (1890–1957), French physician.]

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