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my 4 year old has a respiratory rate of 18-19 when relaxing and watching tv. is that normal?

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Yes: Normal breathing rates for a 4 year old ranges anywhere from 12-30 breaths per minutes. Of course younger ages breath at high rates. During sleep and at rest the rates clock in at lower ranges so 18-19 is completely normal.

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