Reflexes, Biology

Reflexes

It is used to assess the neurobehavioural status.

Rooting reflex - Being a primitive reflex, if cheek is rubbed, the infant will turn his head into that direction of stimuli.

Sucking reflex - Develops at 32-36 weeks of gestation if sucking reflex is poor it indicates the baby is premature or there may be some difficulty in swallowing.

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