1rare Babyhood. Compare "babeship".
Only attested in dictionaries prior to the mid 19th century.
2With preceding possessive adjective: a mock title of respect given to a baby, especially one considered to be excessively pampered.
rare before mid 19th century.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Minsheu (c1559–1627), lexicographer. From baby + -ship.