25Those Newborn Reflexes Will Catch You By Surprise
So you’ve probably just gone through hours of labor and you now have that little bundle of joy in your arms. You notice an interesting thing though – they have jerky movements. From their punching to kicking, none of it seems like fluid, intentional movement. Newborn reflexes catch many new
parents by surprise. They are the involuntary movements by the baby that are spontaneous and jerky. Standford Children’s Health highlights how important these reflexes are, “Reflexes help identify normal brain and nerve activity”.