ALLOPARENT ING

noun. the looking after of babies by people who aren't their moms and dads. It is common, even more so amidst cooperative-breeding varieties wherein each and every parent might offer important professional services for newborn baby endurance and wellbeing.

ALLOPARENT ING: "Alloparenting exists frequently in the foster care system."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALLOPARENT ING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/alloparent-ing/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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