Heart Beats

Heart Beats


A newborn baby's heart beats 130 to 160 times per minute.


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A child's hearts normally beat faster than an adult's. A healthy adult heart rate can range from 60 to 100 beats per minute during rest.

Kids' heart rates can be as low as 60 beats per minute during sleep and as high as 220 beats per minute during strenuous physical activity. It's normal for athletic kids to have slower resting heart rates, often in the 40s or 50s.


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