Obtain APGAR scores at 1, 5, and 10 minutes post-delivery.

SCORE

0

1

2

Appearance

Blue or pale

Body pink; extremities blue

Completely pink

Pulse

Absent

Slow (< 100)

> 100

Grimace

No response

Grimace

Cough or sneeze

Activity

Limp

Some flexion of extremities

Active motion

Resp. effort

Absent

Slow or Irregular

Good crying

 

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