Apearance, Pulse, Grimace, Activity, Respirations.
|HR||> 100||< 100||asystolic|
|Breathing||good, crying||slow, irregular||absent|
Each of the above 5 signs is assigned a value of 0, 1, or 2. A score of 7-10 is normal, 4-6 moderate depression, and 0-3 severe depression. The APGAR scoring is performed at 1 and 5 minutes after delivery. If the score is less than 7, then the scoring is repeated 10, 15, and 20 minutes after delivery.