Newborn APGAR Scoring Chart

Newborn, Healthcare & APGAR charts When your newborn has just arrived, he/she needs to go through an assessment to assess whether or not the baby needs further medical assistance. Usually known as the APGAR test, it evaluates the need for extra medical care for the baby. The test is usually conducted two times, the first one just after a minute of the birth and the other 5 minutes after birth. In case the second time around the scores is comparatively low, a third test is conducted ten minutes into birth. This chart evaluates a baby’s appearance, responsiveness, pulse, breathing and…