It now provides facilities for maternal and infant care, along with diagnostic laboratories and an emergency blood bank.
So why does Voldemort try to kill Harry, not just as an infant, but repeatedly?
Any infant deemed defective by the council was tossed off a cliff.
late 14c., "child during earliest period of life" (sometimes extended to age 7 and sometimes including a fetus), from Latin infantem (nominative infans) "young child, babe in arms," noun use of adjective meaning "not able to speak," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + fans, present participle of fari "speak" (see fame (n.)). As an adjective, 1580s, from the noun.
infant in·fant (ĭn'fənt)
A child in the earliest period of life, especially before he or she can walk.