Baby checks

Observe: active, alert, colour, characteristic facies.

Chest: heart, lungs.
Abd: liver, spleen, umbilicus.

Palp Fontanelles
Head circumference (plot on chart)
Eyes: red reflex (Brushfield spots)
Ears: low set, accessory auricles.
Finger in mouth: suckling, cleft palate.
Hands: count fingers, grasp reflex.
Diaper: passed meconium? genitalia (testes).
Femoral pulses
Hips: Barlow, Ortolani.
Feet: count toes, sandal gap.

Pick up: floppy, scissoring
Placing.

Ventral suspension
Spina bifida occulta
Parachuting

Dorsal suspension
Moro reflex