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