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Martin Bombardier
11-04-1999, 05:38 AM
Thursday November 4, 1999

I am searching for information about a postural reflex called "the parachute reflex". This reaction is observed in infants between 4 months and two years of age. I occurs when the child is suspended in space, face down, and then plunged towards a flat surface. In these circumstances the infants upper limbs extend. Any information relating to this subject would be greatly appreciated.

Martin Bombardier
marty1@isys.ca








Thursday November 4, 1999
 
I am searching for information about a postural reflex called
"the parachute reflex".  This reaction is observed in infants between
4 months and two years of age.  I occurs when the child is suspended in
space, face down, and then plunged towards a flat surface.  In these
circumstances the infants upper limbs extend.  Any information relating to
this subject would be greatly appreciated.
 
Martin Bombardier
marty1@isys.ca