Newborn Vital Signs

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cblake
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17782
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Newborn Vital Signs
Updated:
2010-05-04 16:18:31
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Newborn Vital Signs
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  1. Pulse
    • 120-160 bpm
    • During sleep as low as 80-100 bpm; if crying, up to 180 bpm
    • Apical pulse counted for 1 min.
  2. Respirations
    • 30-60 resp/min
    • Predominantly diaphragmatic but synchronous with abdominal movements
    • Respirations counted for 1 full min
  3. Blood Pressure
    • 70-50/45-30 mmHg at birth
    • 90/50 mmHg at day 10
  4. Temperature
    • Normal Range: 36.5-37.5 C (97.7-99.4 F)
    • Axillary: 36.4-37.2 C (97.5-99 F)
    • Skin: 36-36.5 C (96.8-97.7 F)
    • Rectal: 36.6-37.2 C (97.8-99 F)

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