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Unformatted text preview: o Maternal drug use o Young mothers o Passive smoke o Males 3:1 more likely o Bottle fed o Happens more frequently in winter months Prevention: o Putting babies to sleep on their backs o Firm mattress as opposed to soft ones F. Reflexes Mediated through the brain stem o Part of the brain that controls thought is not fully functional in newborns G. Neonatal Development Central Nervous System o Reflexes automatic response stimulated by something Sucking Rooting touch on side of mouth causes baby to open its mouth Grasp touch on palm causes baby to squeeze Moro ATNR fencing position. Arm you face is extended while other arm is flexed Startle throw hands up in reaction to something...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HD FS 129 taught by Professor Mcaninch,susan during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Spring '08