What is the management if the heart rate of a newborn is less than 100 bpm after 1 minute?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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If heart rate is less than 100 bpm, do the following:

  • Check chest movement

  • Take ventilation correction steps, if needed

  • ETT or laryngeal mask, if needed
  • Reassess heart rate

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