newborn infant

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Noun1.newborn infant - a baby from birth to four weeksnewborn infant - a baby from birth to four weeks  
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"
liveborn infant - infant who shows signs of life after birth
low-birth-weight baby, low-birth-weight infant - an infant born weighing less than 5.5 pounds (2500 grams) regardless of gestational age; "a low-birth-weight infant is at risk for developing lack of oxygen during labor"
postmature infant - infant born after 42 weeks of gestation; usually shows signs of placental insufficiency
preemie, premature baby, premature infant, premie, preterm baby, preterm infant - an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestation
SGA infant, small-for-gestational-age infant - an infant whose size and weight are considerably less than the average for babies of the same age
stillborn infant - infant who shows no signs of life after birth
term infant - infant born at a gestational age between 37 and 42 completed weeks
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A MOTHER jailed for three years for murdering her newborn infant after giving birth at Bahrain International Airport has lost her appeal.
For the study, reported in the journal Current Biology, the team enrolled healthy, newborn infant boys and girls from the postnatal ward and special care baby unit and measured the babies' stress levels based on salivary levels of cortisol stress hormone and heartbeat patterns, both before and after a clinically necessary heel lance.
This electronic Request for Quotes (eRFQ) is being issued to establish a contract with one qualified supplier who will provide newborn infant gowns to the Georgia Department of Public Health Maternal and Child Health Program.
The mother of a newborn infant had doubted it was hers when she was handed a child by one of the nurses.
However, we also know that caring for a newborn infant can be very tiring.
Charlotte Macdonald, from the zoo, said: "Ozala was so protective of her newborn infant that she held it very close.
A gruesome discovery was made Wednesday on Shoueifat highway, south of Beirut, when the dead body of a newborn infant, aged only a few hours, was found with its abdomen badly decayed.
She then considers the process of labor and delivery in human and other mammals, the state of the newborn infant, behavioral interactions during the immediate postpartum period, and mother-infant bonding, drawing on her own research, including a study of 110 women who delivered with midwives, and that from other fields.
A Pennsylvania woman accused of a gruesome series of newborn infant murders, at least some of them her own children, has been declared fit to stand trial.
Witnesses told how the newborn infant was left lying in the street in freezing conditions for more than an hour because officers thought he was already dead.
The postnatal adaptation in the newborn infant involves activation of several metabolic pathways.