abandoned infant


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Noun1.abandoned infant - a child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknownabandoned infant - a child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown
babe, baby, infant - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
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Talking to, Lala mentioned that after meeting Edhi he returned to his hometown where he found body of an abandoned infant whom no one was ready to bury.
merely publish notification of an abandoned infant in local newspapers
New Delhi, Jan 26 ( ANI ): An abandoned infant with severe head injuries is battling for life at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre in New Delhi for over a week.
In their quest for sons, some couples have aborted female fetuses or abandoned infant girls, thousands of whom have been adopted by foreigners.
When auto- rickshaw driver Anuj Kumar Rathore pulled out a nine- day- old abandoned infant girl, who was half- drowning in a pit full of rainwater in Noida, and took her to the nearby Fortis Hospital for treatment, he immediately decided to adopt the girl.
With God's gracious help, the Adams family's love and determination have turned an abandoned infant with little hope of a productive life, into a wonderful, happy, active child living life abundantly, who blesses many others along the way.
Kon's characters - a drag queen, a runaway high school girl and a former professional bicycle racer - pick up an abandoned infant from a garbage dump on Christmas Day and set out to find its parents.
Ruth can have the baby in secret and then leave it at her father's church where a proper home will undoubtedly be found for the abandoned infant.
Similarly, the bill deletes the current requirement of consent to adoption or an affidavit of non-paternity for termination of parental rights to a safely abandoned infant.
While Pharoah plots targeted assassinations and other antiterror schemes, wife Batya (Ger Ryan) finds an abandoned infant on the beach and raises him as their child.
She finds the abandoned infant in a cardboard box, with a note to say he's called Tomas.
A captured Roy finds out more about the abandoned infant, but the truly nasty sheriff gives him a terrible ultimatum, threatening to hang his mother unless he murders Robin.