APGAR
Appearance help

Colour is normal throughout

Pulse help

Heart rate is 100

Grimace help

Baby grimaces when stimulated

Activity help

Baby is active

Respiration help

Respirations are weak

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