[n] a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "isn't she too young to have a baby?"
abandoned infant, blue baby, cherub, child, foundling, godchild, kid, neonate, newborn, newborn baby, newborn infant, nurseling, nursling, papoose, pappoose, suckling, test-tube baby, war baby
\Babe\, n. [Cf. Ir. bab, baban, W. baban, maban.]
1. An infant; a young child of either sex; a baby.
2. A doll for children. --Spenser.