October 17,2016 What’s the Deal with Reflexes? By Maria Education / Feeding / Language / Speech 0 Comments bottle feeding, breast feeding, Colorado, Denver, Denver Metro, feeding, feeding development, Lakewood, speech pathologist, speech therapist, speech-language pathologist Did you know that swallowing is a reflex? Once a swallow is triggered you can't stop it. Try it out! In newborn babies, sucking is a reflex too. Reflexes develop in utero, before a baby is born.