Reflex of a mors at a babe
When assessing the health of the baby, attention is paid to the manifestation of unconditioned reflexes. On them it is possible to draw conclusions, whether the newborn normally develops or it is necessary to conduct more in-depth examination. Reflex Moro in newborns is one of the most necessary congenital reflexes.
All children are born with certain unconditioned reflexes that help them to adapt to the new environment. The word reflex from Latin is translated as reflected, turned back. In medical terminology, the reflex is interpreted as reactions that arise in the nervous system when sensitive receptors are affected. Next, consider the meaning and types of reflexes in the life of infants.
Many from school lessons in biology know that all the reflexes of the body are divided into conditional and unconditioned. Conditional – are formed during life under different circumstances, new and new are constantly being acquired. Unconditional are hereditary reflexes, which are manifested when external stimuli are applied to the body. They help the baby to adapt faster to the unchanging factors of the surrounding world.
The child is born exclusively with unconditioned reflexes. In the process of development, conditional ones are already being formed.