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Newborn Motor Development
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During the first few years of life, children’s brains grow and develop at an astonishing pace. This growth period also includes physical development and coordination during which young children are learning how to move and use their bodies – otherwise known as motor development.
Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills are made up of small movements that play a big role in your child’s development.

Learn about newborn's motor development

Motor development includes big and small movements as well as the body’s senses. When a baby shakes a rattle or balances on his own two feet, brain connections form and tell certain parts of the body to work together to make those movements happen. These are called fine motor, gross motor, and sensory skills — and they all make up an important part of your child’s development.

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