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 )
Disclaimer : This information is presented for educational purposes only
Keywords : Heart rate*-Normal ( cardiology)
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.