childbirth technique, developed 1940s by French obstetrician Dr. Fernand Lamaze (1891-1957) and named for him.
Lamaze La·maze (lə-mäz’), Ferdinand. 1891-1957.
French obstetrician who in the 1950’s developed a method of childbirth preparation using behavioral training to reduce pain and anxiety in labor.
[luh-mahz] /ləˈmɑz/ noun, Obstetrics. 1. a method by which an expectant mother is prepared for childbirth by education, psychological and physical conditioning, and breathing exercises. Lamaze method n. A method of childbirth in which the expectant mother is prepared psychologically and physically to give birth without the use of pain-relieving drugs. La·maze adj.
[lam] /læm/ noun 1. a young sheep. 2. the meat of a young sheep. 3. a person who is gentle, meek, innocent, etc.: Their little daughter is such a lamb. 4. a person who is easily cheated or outsmarted, especially an inexperienced speculator. 5. the Lamb, . verb (used without object) 6. to give birth […]
[lahm-bah-duh, ‐dah] /lɑmˈbɑ də, ‐dɑ/ noun, plural lambadas. 1. a Brazilian ballroom dance for couples, with gyrating movements and close interlocking of the partners. 2. music for this dance. /læmˈbɑːdə/ noun 1. an erotic dance, originating in Brazil, performed by two people who hold each other closely and gyrate their hips in synchronized movements 2. […]
humour, logic (A pun on “lambda-calculus”) Teaching logic thru spanish dance steps. Invented by P. van der Linden email@example.com. (1996-08-10)