• Connie Connie
    February 01, 2009
    What is a normal blood pressure for an infant?
    Connie Connie
    February 01, 2009

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  • Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    February 09, 2009
    Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    February 01, 2009

    Hi Connie,

     

    Infant blood pressure varies depending on age and whether they're sleeping, awake, crying, etc.  Here are some general guidelines:

     

    Less than 6 months - 85 (+/-10) over 46 (+/-9)

    Over 6 months - 93 (+/-14) over 55 (+/-9)

    By 12 months - 94 (+/-11) over 56 (+/-8)

     

    All the best,

     

    Lisa Nelson, RD

    Lower High Blood Pressure Naturally

    • goober_brat
      May 25, 2010
      goober_brat
      May 25, 2010

      my daughter is 3 months old but was 2 months premature...she sleeps through the night, and plays most of the day (with exceptions of naps) she used to flip out over getting it taken but 5 weeks in the hospital (NICU) who wouldnt? anyways she was all relaxed and it came back 92/50 wat does it mean?

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    • Lisa Nelson
      May 25, 2010
      Lisa Nelson
      Health Pro
      May 25, 2010

      Hi Goodber_brat,

       

      That looks like a blood pressure reading that is right around normal to me; however, you could always double check with her pediatrician.

       

      All the best,

      Lisa Nelson RD

      7 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

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