The definition of a crack baby is an infant born to a mother who is a user of the drug crack cocaine.
An example of a crack baby is a child born to a woman who has been smoking crack rock during the course of her pregnancy.
Slang an infant, typically born prematurely, with a condition caused by the excessive consumption of crack cocaine by the mother during pregnancy and characterized by malformations and learning disabilities
An infant born to a mother who used crack cocaine during pregnancy.
(plural crack babies)
- (derogatory) A child born to a mother who uses cocaine, especially crack cocaine or any child with substance abuse related birth defects
- Developmental psychologist Claire Coles, who is also a clinician, has seen "crack babies" who were in fact colicky babies.