Kids Channel
Related Channels

Newborn Reflexes

Tonic Neck Reflex or Fencing Reflex
When you lay your baby on his back and his head is turned to the side, you will notice one arm will straighten, the opposite arm will bend, and often one knee will significantly bend. If he were standing, it would look as though he were ready to face off in a fencing duel.
Baby Milestones You've Never Heard Of

Newborn Development Information

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2018 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.