The Newborn: Capabilities, Growth, and Developmental Milestones


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A newborn yawns and stretches. This action is referred to as _____.

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1. Newborn Jessica has reached a developmental milestone. Which of the following behaviors did she LIKELY exhibit?

2. Reflexes in a newborn are important because they indicate _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo tests your knowledge of newborn reflexes and developmental milestones. You will be asked to identify examples of each as well as demonstrate your understanding of how babies learn and grow.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Types of questions students will have to answer include:

  • Recognizing why developmental milestones are important
  • Understanding what enhances newborn learning
  • Recalling the name of an involuntary action or response

Skills Practiced

You will have the chance to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - draw out the most important information from the corresponding lesson on developmental milestones of newborns
  • Information recall - access your knowledge of the names of baby reflexes and early achievements
  • Making connections - link your understanding of milestones with healthy growth and development

Additional Learning

If you would like to study more about this concept, watch the lesson called The Newborn: Capabilities, Growth, and Developmental Milestones. You will have the chance to review:

  • Signs of good neurological health
  • How a newborn uses the five senses to learn new information
  • Ages and stages of development