APGAR
Appearance help

Skin is dusky

Pulse help

No pulse is present

Grimace help

Baby withdraws when stimulated

Activity help

Baby is floppy

Respiration help

No respiratory effort

Appearance close

0: Centrally cyanotic
1: Acrocyanotic
2: Normal colour

Pulse close

0: No pulse
1: Heart rate low (< 100)
2: Heart rate normal (≥ 100)

Grimace close

0: No response to stimulation
1: Grimaces when stimulated
2: Cries when stimulated

Activity close

0: Atonic
1: Slight limb flexion
2: Spontaneous movement

Respiration close

0: No respirations
1: Poor respiratory effort
2: Normal respirations

APGAR score