baby

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baby

noun bairn, changeling, child, fledgling, infant, juvenile, kid, minor, toddler, young innocent, youngling
Associated concepts: abortion, adoption, baby act, illegitimacy
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She was freed three and a half years later and once said: "If I'd known my visits to Germany would mean I'd lose the babyhood of my sons I'd never have gone.
Nursery schools are such a sanctuary for little ones barely out of babyhood.
From birth -- when unwashed hands of birth attendants can transmit dangerous pathogens -- right through babyhood, school and beyond, hand washing is crucial for a child's health.
This canal is the path the testicles take when they descended into the scrotum in babyhood.
Contract notice: Open procedure for the award of the "project management education at the day nursery and municipal services babyhood.
Written in simple, sparse moving verse for the understanding of children ages 3-6, "No-Matter-What Friend" explores the depth and comfort of a relationship between a growing boy and his old dog, who has been his faithful friend, protector, and companion since babyhood.
Through my extensive collation of research, I discovered that the only activity proven to increase your child's intelligence is music training - started between babyhood and seven," says Liisa, pointing out that 96% of brain growth occurs during this period.
After all, this is a generation that learned to amuse itself practically from babyhood with the smartphone and tablet swiped from their parents' hands.
He is also the author of the bestselling books Couplehood, Babyhood and Familyhood.
I've been able to be with my children as their main caretaker through babyhood, toddlerhood, and beyond.
I feel uneasy at the notion of youths who want to perform the necessarily intimate babyhood routines for stranger-infants, although I recognise the sterling work of single fathers, house-husbands, the whole male band who get involved.
Doctors couldn't guarantee what immunities my donor brother's replacement cells carried; as a result, my medical age was reset to babyhood and I reverted to Day One on the childhood vaccination timetable, which makes me a mite overdue for pre-school boosters.