Definition of mother-and-baby in English:

mother-and-baby

adjective

  • That is designed or set aside for the use of mothers and their babies; (historical) designating a maternity home for single mothers, usually offering pre- and post-natal care.

Origin

1960s. From mother + and + baby.

Pronunciation

mother-and-baby

/ˌmʌðə(r)(ə)nˈbeɪbi/