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What can I do to tell if my baby boy has svt?

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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Check the heart rate

The heart rate of a baby with SVT is much faster than a normal heart rate, often as high as 300 beats per minute.
This rate is faster than you can count. Rather than trying to count the heart rate, i recommend feeling your baby's heart a few times a day to know what is typical. During SVT it is so much faster that most parents can easily tell the difference.

In brief: Check the heart rate

The heart rate of a baby with SVT is much faster than a normal heart rate, often as high as 300 beats per minute.
This rate is faster than you can count. Rather than trying to count the heart rate, i recommend feeling your baby's heart a few times a day to know what is typical. During SVT it is so much faster that most parents can easily tell the difference.
Dr. William Scott
Dr. William Scott
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Why are you concerne

This is uncommon.
..Is he having rapid heart rates? Talk to his pediatrician if concerned.

In brief: Why are you concerne

This is uncommon.
..Is he having rapid heart rates? Talk to his pediatrician if concerned.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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