APGAR INDEX: HOW TO INTERPRET THE RESULT - BABY HEALTH
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What is the APGAR scale and what is it for?



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The APGAR scale, also known as the APGAR index, is a test done on the newborn soon after birth that assesses your overall condition and vitality, helping to identify if any type of extra medical care or treatment is needed after birth . This assessment is done within the first minute of birth and is repeated 5 days after delivery, taking into account baby's characteristics such as activity, heart rate, color, respiration, and natural reflexes