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Q: what is the normal blood pressure rate for a child that is almost 2 yrs old?

what is the normal blood pressure rate for a child that is almost 2 years old? should i be worried?

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
4/ 6/09 7:08pm

Hi Patricia,

 

A normal blood pressure for a 2 year-old is around 88/42, but varies based on height.  Here's a link to a blood pressure chart for children.

 

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/hypertension/child_tbl.pdf

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

Be Heart Healthy and Lose Weight

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