The measures that are taken when there is a low score in the Apgar test they depend, first, on the establishment of the cause.

If it is respiratory, which is usually one of the most frequent causes, the baby's secretions will be aspirated and, if necessary, oxygen will be administered to help the baby to have a correct saturation.

It is also common to have physical stimulation, so that the newborn increases their heart rate and develops reflexes.

Finally, if a low score so indicates, the baby may need the administration of fluids and medication, which will be done through a canalized channel of the umbilical cord.

Understanding APGAR score, the best explanation with a mnemonic! (September 2019).