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baby

1. n. a lover; one’s sweetheart. (Also a term of address.) Come over here and kiss me, baby.
2. n. a term of address for a friend or pal of either sex. Come on, baby, push this thing—hard!
3. n. a thing; a gadget; a machine, such as a car. (Similar to sucker.) Hand me that baby with the sharp point, will you?
4. n. a project thought of as an offspring. (Always with a possessor.) Whose baby is the Johnson account?
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As babies spend months in amniotic fluid, this substance performs an extremely important purpose of ensuring that baby's skin while he/she is still in the mother's womb is clean," said the gynaecologist.Dr Agrrey Akula, Western-based gynaecologist, said vernix also made it easier for a baby to move through its mother's birth canal.
There are two main types of weaning methods: Spoon-fed weaning, where babies learn to spoon feed first, and baby-led weaning, where babies skip the smooth food phase and learn to chew from the beginning.
Babies can be fussy eaters SOME days, your baby might like mashed-up banana, and the next day they won't.
Babies are more prone to clogged sweat glands because they don't have fully-developed skin yet.
Thus, it is imperative to identify different ways to understand babies who are stressed, the researchers suggested.
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The cases of these two babies led authorities to consider all means possible to support families that are in dire need, Police Minister Stuart Ayres said.
Some babies don't feel uncomfortable even if the diaper is full and continue their play.
The report notes that consumer frugality has led to many moms breastfeeding their babies, as well as to making baby and toddler food from scratch.
For instance, experience has shown that baby product sales rise and fall with the birth rate - the more babies born, the more baby products sold.
Many premature babies stay in a hospital nursery until close to the date they were due.
The immunologist had logged hundreds of lab hours documenting ways in which human milk helps babies fight infections.
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