WHAT IS THE NORMAL HEART RATE OF A CHILD UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE?
Dear TJ :
AGE LOWER LIMIT AVERAGE UPPER LIMIT
NEWBORN 70/MIN 125 190
1-11 MO 80 120 160
4 YR 80 100 120
8 YR 70 90 110
10 YR 70 90 110
Heart rate varies with infant or child's activity . They may increase to 180+ if the infant is crying . As the child grows , heart rate tends to slow down . Its a known fact that athletic children have low heart rates ( sometimes as low as 40/Min )
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Keywords : Heart rate*-Normal ( cardiology)
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