Newborn Movement Assessment

Michelle Turner of Movement Lesson demonstrates how she is able to evaluate newborns for movement. In the first half, Michelle assesses a healthy newborn. During the second half of the video, Michelle demonstrates on a 700 gr. premature child. 

Catching torticollis as soon as possible is crucial for your baby's development. This baby was born full-term via a caesarean section. You can clearly see that she favors the right. The Newborn Movement Assessment confirms the early muscle activation. The gentle, healthy touch of the Movement Lesson helps her quickly move out of the patterning.

Even though this boy is now 4.5 months old, here's how to assess and work on a baby born at 34 weeks, premature and caesarean section.