lose the baby

idiom

: to have one's baby die before being born or soon after being born
I was sad to hear that she lost the baby.

Examples of lose the baby in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To go this far, to survive this long, only to lose the baby in the end is devastating. Maira Garcia, Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2023 And where the Duttons go, tragedy is never far behind, as the premiere saw Monica (Kelsey Asbille) get into a car accident on the way to the hospital and lose the baby. Samantha Highfill, EW.com, 14 Nov. 2022

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“Lose the baby.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lose%20the%20baby. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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