[Answer] A 6-week-old infant grasps a rattle placed in the hand. The mother is impressed with this skill. What should the nurse teach the mother about this behavior?

Answer: This is the palmar grasp reflex and is expected at this age.
A 6-week-old infant grasps a rattle placed in the hand. The mother is impressed with this skill. What should the nurse teach the mother about this behavior?

Primitive reflexes are reflex actions originating in the central nervous system that are exhibited by normal infants but not neurologically intact adults in response to particular stimuli.These reflexes are suppressed by the development of the frontal lobes as a child transitions normally into child development. These primitive reflexes are also called infantile infant or newborn reflexes.

Primitive reflexes – Wikipedia

Primitive reflexes – Wikipedia

Primitive reflexes – Wikipedia

Primitive reflexes – Wikipedia

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