psychoprophylactic preparation for childbirth

psychoprophylactic preparation for childbirth

[-prō′-filak′tik]
a system of prenatal education for giving birth using the Lamaze method of natural childbirth. See also psychophysical preparation for childbirth.

psychoprophylactic preparation for childbirth

(si?ko-pro?fi-lak'tik) [ psych- + prophylactic]
Mental and physical training of the mother for delivery. The goals of the preparation are to dispel the fear of pain and the delivery of a healthy child.
See: natural childbirth; prepared childbirth; Lamaze method