Absence of the reflex is a sign of a neurological disorder such as cerebral palsy or motor neurons disease. When the child is supported horizontally in the prone position the head rises and back arches

LANDAU REFLEX: "Landau Reflex is a normal reaction observed in infants between the ages of 3 and 12 months."

Link to This Definition

Did you find this definition of LANDAU REFLEX helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Edited and fact checked by Pam: Google +