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Flashcards in Reflexes Deck (11):
1

Sucking and rooting - describe the reflex

Touch baby's cheek and they immediately turn their face towards this stimulus making sucking motions

2

Sucking and rooting - when should this disappear

Between 6 - 12 months

3

Palmar grasp - describe the reflex

Object placed in baby's palm
Baby responds by grasping object

4

Plantar grasp - describe reflex

Stroke sole of baby's foot and toes of food should fan out

5

ATNR - what does this mean

Asymmetric tonic neck reflex

6

ATNR - describe reflex

Baby lying on their back sleeping the turn head and extend limbs on that side
Other side of the body limbs are flexed

7

ATNR - when should this disappear

6 months

8

ATNR - why does this need to disappear

Must disappear to develop voluntary movement

9

Moro - describe the reflex

Sudden movement or loud noise
Baby responds by throwing arms out then pulling them towards body

10

Moro - when should this disappear

4 months

11

Stepping and placing - describe reflex

When lifted up baby makes walking motions