APGAR
Appearance help

Colour is normal throughout

Pulse help

No pulse detected

Grimace help

Baby withdraws when stimulated

Activity help

Baby is moving all limbs vigorously

Respiration help

Strong respirations

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