a period of sharp decrease in the birthrate, as that in the U.S. after 1965.
baby-kisser noun A politician [fr the practice of candidates kissing babies, shaking hands, etc]
noun a person who is paid to look after other people’s babies or very young children
noun a young mother who has been abandoned by the baby’s father just before or after the birth
to take charge of a child while the parents are temporarily away. to baby-sit for (a child): We’ve placed an ad for someone to baby-sit the youngsters in the evening. to take watchful responsibility for; tend: It will be necessary for someone to baby-sit the machine until it is running properly. Historical Examples So then […]