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noun as in baby

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Childcare for infants can cost on average up to $24,000 a year, which is just shy of half the national average family income.

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Amnesty later discovered that even those 19 infants had died before the Iraqi invasion.

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Puopolo is the lead author of AAP’s guidance, which now states that a baby is at low risk of infection when staying with the mother after delivery if she wears a mask and cleans hands before holding her infant.

The 53 infants that had a one-month telemedicine visit continued to show no signs of the illness.

As infants, we observe our parents and teachers, and from them we learn how to walk, talk, read—and use smartphones.

Within six days, however, the infant was admitted to a pediatric hospital with diarrhea, bluish skin, and respiratory failure.

By the 1950s the rapid assignment of gender to an ambiguously gendered infant had become standard.

Increased access to reproductive healthcare has resulted in better maternal and infant health outcomes.

Two bowls were set before the infant—one containing gold and jewels, the other hot coals.

An infant too young to have received his first round of shots gasps for air after having been infected with pertussis.

Soon after that, I wrote you in regard to the condition in which we found this infant Church and Colony.

And then Jolly Robin would feel ashamed that he had even thought of being so cruel to an infant bird, even if he was a Cowbird.

Two or three more infant deaths intervened before the birth of Marcella.

There was a picture of Madame Lebrun with Robert as a baby, seated in her lap, a round-faced infant with a fist in his mouth.

Seen in this light, infant mortality and the cruel wastage of disease were viewed with complacence.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to infant, such as: child, kid, newborn, toddler, babe, and bairn.

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