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Old 07-12-2012, 11:04 PM   #81
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Re: At what age do you stop calling child a "baby"?

once they are walking and talking pretty clearly I don't refer to them as a baby. I might call them "the baby" to my husband (meaning the youngest), but wouldn't refer to him as a baby outside of that. Around age 2?

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Old 07-13-2012, 12:00 AM   #82
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I call both my dd's "baby" and they are definitely not babies (5 years and 15 months). I think a lot of parents call older children "baby" because it becomes an endearment over time as opposed to literally calling him/her a baby.
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:03 AM   #83
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Re: At what age do you stop calling child a "baby"?

I just now stopped calling my 2 1/2 year old "baby" when the new baby came. I mean, he'll always be MY baby, but I needed to stop using it. I'd usually use his name, but I'd throw out an occasional "Can you change the baby?"
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Old 07-13-2012, 10:29 AM   #84
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I'm 23 and my mom still calls me her baby

But baby vs toddler I say around 1 or when they start to walk.
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