Infant

Meaning and definition
The term infant derives from the Latin word infans, meaning "unable to speak." It is typically applied to children between the ages of 1 month and 12 months . However, definitions vary between birth and 3 years of age.

"Infant" is also a legal term referring to any child under the age of legal adulthood.[1]


Infant mortality is the death of an infant in the first year of life. Major causes of infant mortality include dehydration, infection, congenital malformation and SIDS.

This epidemiological indicator is recognized as a very important measure of the level of health care in a country because it is directly linked with the health status of infants, children, and pregnant women as well as access to medical care, socioeconomic conditions, and public health practices.[2]

farzan esfandiar 1 months old

---
Notes:

[1] Wikipedia.org
[2] ibid
========
About Me:
I am a 300 days / 10 months & 1 days old baby
A breastfed baby for 6 months and a formula-fed baby months after.