Book Definition: Allows babies to sit with support.


In Your Own Words


  • Necessary function to live.

Examples/Functions


  • Children keeping their heads upright.
  • This takes practice to gain the neccesary balance, so use of the hands/feet are crucial.
  • Natural reflex that is developed once the baby is strong enough to do so.
  • Happens in the neonatal period.
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Additional Resources


  1. http://www.healthofchildren.com/N-O/Neonatal-Reflexes.html#b
  2. www.brainchild.org.uk/yourchild.html