psychoprophylactic

psychoprophylaxis

[sahy-koh-proh-fuh-lak-sis, -prof-uh-]

Origin:
1955–60; psycho- + prophylaxis

psychoprophylactic [sahy-koh-proh-fuh-lak-tik, -prof-uh-] , adjective
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psychoprophylaxis (ˌsaɪkəʊˌprəʊfɪˈlæksɪs)
 
n
a method of preparing women for natural childbirth by means of special breathing and relaxation

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