Babies are amazing. From the moment they are born, they can feed, grasp, and position themselves for movement. These newborn reflexes may be involuntary, but they are essential to protect them from danger. See just how familiar you are with your wee one's natural reflexes by taking this quiz.
Test Your Newborn Reflexes Knowledge
Which reflex forces a baby's fingers to curl around and cling to your finger or an object when their palm is touched?
Which reflex has a baby turn toward you after stroking their cheek?
Which of the following reflexes has a baby extend his limbs, open his fingers and arch his back in response to a noise or disturbance?
True of False: The swimming reflex forces a newborn to hold their breath if they were put under water.
Which of the following reflexes is also called the "fencing" reflex?