Band-Aid baby

Band-Aid baby

n
a child conceived to strengthen a faltering relationship
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Now, the President and his wife are plastering on the fake smiles as they await the birth of "America's baby", which isn't so much a Band-Aid baby for their marriage, as for the entire presidency.
Now the President and his wife are plastering on the fake smiles as they await the birth of "America's baby" which isn't so much a band-aid baby for their marriage, as for the entire Presidency.
But as Matthew doesn't want Perdy to go and Katie doesn't want Gray to go, it's going to take more than a Band-Aid baby to stick this marriage together.
I DON'T care if Posh's pregnancy is more about PR than parenting or if Beckham number three is a band-aid baby intended to glue their relationship together.