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Recent Study Shows Connection Between Low Birth Vitality Score (APGAR) and Cerebral Palsy

There are many tests associated with birthing in America, one being the assessment of a newborn’s breathing, complexion, muscle tone, pulse rate and reaction when stimulated.

Apgar: A standardized rating system to identify early problems

After birth, all babies are evaluated based on these criteria and given a score from 1-10. It’s called the Apgar score, and researchers have recently… more »

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