crack baby


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crack baby

n.
An infant born to a mother who used crack cocaine during pregnancy.
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The legacy of the doomed "crack baby", which has been debunked through decades of research that demonstrates the not-necessarily-dire effects of smoking crack while pregnant, has particular valence in this context.
Since the "crack baby" panic of the 1980s, authorities in at least 44 other states have sought to hold women criminally accountable for abusing drugs while pregnant, often by repurposing laws against child abuse and drug distribution and trafficking.
Being born in the 80s, in the crack baby era, we are crack babies.
Hallam Hurt lectured on her famous "Crack Baby Study" and concluded, "Poverty is a more powerful influence on the outcome of inner-city children than gestational exposure to cocaine" (FitzGerald, 2013).
Crack baby study ends with unexpected but clear result.
She said they don't normally drink but they tried the crack baby shot and loved it.
Along with big sis Isabella, 20, and 10 mates, the gang quaffed Crack Baby cocktails, five bottles of Cristal champers and two bottles of Grey Goose vodka.
The other is a permanent addict who wrought destruction on her child, a crack baby.
A STUDY of children who were prenatally exposed to methamphetamine, published online by the journal Pediatrics in March, prompted alarming headlines that recalled the "crack baby" panic of the 1980s and '90s.
A source tells me they drank a vat of Dom Perignon and load of crack baby cocktails.