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Apgar Score May Relate to Mother's Risk of Critical Illness

2015 06 Nov

While the Apgar score assesses a baby's condition at birth, this metric may also be a useful tool for predicting whether a mother will become critically ill. Based on a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics , mothers whose babies had a low Apgar score had a nine-time higher risk of ICU admission than those whose baby had a normal Apgar. In addition,... Read more