A reflex that is seen in normal newborn babies, who automatically turn the face toward the stimulus and make sucking (rooting) motions with the mouth when the cheek or lip is touched.
rooting
REFLEX: Something, such as a nipple (breast or bottle) or parent’s finger, touching roof of baby’s mouth
SUCK
REFLEX: occurs after the sole of the foot has been firmly stroked. The big toe then moves upward or toward the top surface of the foot. The other toes fan out
BABINSKI
REFLEX: startle
MORO
is a neonatal condition involving a serosanguinous, subcutaneous, extraperiosteal fluid collection with poorly defined margins caused by the pressure of the presenting part of the scalp against the dilating cervix (tourniquet effect of the cervix) during delivery.
Caput succedaneum
abnormal head shape that results from pressure on the baby's head during childbirth.
MOLDING
large expanding collection of blood beneath the scalp
CEPHALOHEMATOMA
A large reddish-purple capillary malformation of the face or neck, usually not elevated above the skin
NEVUS FLAMMENS
raised benign blood vessel tumor usually on face or neck
STRAWBERRY HEMANGIOMA
blue spot, congenital dermal melanocytosis, and dermal melanocytosis is a benign, flat, congenitalbirthmark with wavy borders and irregular shape
MONGOLIAN SPOTS
waxy or cheese-like white substance found coating the skin of newborn human babies
VERNIX CASEOSA
red rash in neonates
erythema toxicum
skin peeling
desquamation
fine, soft hair, especially that which covers the body and limbs of a human fetus or newborn
lanugo
white papules
milia