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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.
 
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