Reflexes

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  • Occur when the baby’s position is suddenlychanged
  • Infants grasp objects that cause pressure against the palm.Also known as plamer reflex
  • Observe when baby is his head to one sideArms and legs on the side extendsLimbs on the opposite side reflex
  • Baby turns head and chin towards the chin, corner of the mouth –facililtates breastfeeding
  • Reflexes

    1. 1. ReflexesAN UNLEARNED STEREOTYPICAL RESPONSE TO STIMULUS
    2. 2. Types of reflexes of infant Moro reflex Grasping reflex Tonic-Neck reflex Rooting reflex Stepping reflex Sucking reflex
    3. 3. Moro reflex
    4. 4. Grasping reflex
    5. 5. Tonic-Neck reflex
    6. 6. Rooting reflex
    7. 7. Stepping reflex
    8. 8. Sucking reflex

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