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Sensory and motor development is the gradual process
by which a child gains use and coordination of the large muscles of the legs,
trunk, and arms, and the smaller muscles of the hands. A baby begins to
experience new awareness through sight, touch, taste, smell, and hearing.
Babies' sensory and motor development generally follows a
Current as of:
September 6, 2013
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
& Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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