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Q: What is a normal blood pressure for an infant?

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
2/ 9/09 11:43am

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

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goober_brat, Community Member
5/25/10 4:34pm

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?

Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
5/25/10 6:40pm

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

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