What is Infant-hood?

Infant-hood definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a child during the earliest period of its life, especially before he or she can walk; baby.
Law. a person who is not of full age, especially one who has not reached the age of 18 years; a minor.
a beginner, as in experience or learning; novice: The new candidate is a political infant.

anything in the first stage of existence or progress.

of or relating to infants or infancy: infant years.
being in infancy: an infant king.
being in the earliest stage: an infant industry.

of or relating to the legal state of infancy; minor.