Definitions for "Moro reflex"
Keywords:  startle, reflex, loud, newborn, cry
Also known as the ‘startle reflex', is a reflex that is present at birth and typically disappears after a few months. It can be triggered by a sudden change in position or a loud noise. When babies are startled, they suddenly reach out their arms and hands, extend the neck, then bring the arms together and may even cry loudly. This reaction is normal and it even occurs during sleep.
When an infant is startled, the moro reflex makes them throw out the arms and arch their back.
a normal reflex of young infants; a sudden loud noise causes the child to stretch out the arms and flex the legs
Keywords:  otitis, rda, neonate, pink, media
Neonate Otitis Media Pink Eye RDA