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APGAR Test for Newborns

Do You Know What Your Child Scored on the APGAR test?

It's a boy! It's a girl! It's...going off for its APGAR test! So many new mothers are in a state of bliss upon welcoming their child into the world that when it comes time for the newborn to undergo his APGAR (Appearance, Pulse, Grimace, Activity, Respiration) test, she hardly wants to let him go. Truth be told, it all happens within the babe's first five minutes of life so many parents don't even notice his quick removal for a few fleeting moments. As a mother of two children, one might think I could recall at least one of my baby's test results... but I don't. Do you know what your babe scored on his APGAR test?

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lickety-split lickety-split 7 years
#2 and #3 were 9 and 10. #1 was 10 & 10. #1 has severe autism, and at age 11 cannot speak, use sign language or a picture exchange system. so much for predictors.
Pampire Pampire 7 years
I have no idea what my oldest sons was but my youngest sons score was a 9 only because his skin color wasn't as pink as they thought it should be but he never had breathing problems or anything, thank god!
MissSushi MissSushi 7 years
I have no idea what score my daughter had... i was losing blood and passing out, unresponsive after finally pushing her out and the doctor was denying that anything was wrong with me but working frantically to stop the bleeding.. the nurses just took the baby off and started cleaning her.
KAEB06 KAEB06 7 years
7 and 9
KAEB06 KAEB06 7 years
7 and 9
Moms Moms 7 years
The nurse told me my daughter had a perfect score. No one ever said what my son's was because he wasn't breathing at birth so that was our biggest concern. He's a sharp lil guy now though:)
schnappycat schnappycat 7 years
8/9 .
schnappycat schnappycat 7 years
8/9 .
bluepuppybites bluepuppybites 7 years
I believe a 7 or 8.
bluepuppybites bluepuppybites 7 years
I believe a 7 or 8.
Chouette4u Chouette4u 7 years
She was an 8 at one minute and 9 at five minutes.
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