Normal CBC values for 1 weeks baby with differential

How much hemoglobin for a baby 1 week age?
Complete blood count from a baby’s blood sample can tell us the hemoglobin level at such critical age of babies, simple chart of CBC normal ranges can guide a nurse or pediatrician for better diagnosis of a baby.
I mean, when you look to the baby’s Hemoglobin in CBC test and found a value of 19.0 mg/dl, you may be scared, but normal levels charts tell us the limits which they are good and other limits we should worry.
Generally, the natural limits of blood cells count tend to decrease when compared with normal 1-3 days baby’s CBC test.

Unit Count
HB g/dl 13.4-19.8
RBC 10^6/ul 3.9-5.9
HCT % 41-65
MCV fl 88-110
MCH pg 30-36
MCHC g/dl 29-37
RETICS % of RBCs 0.2-2.0
PLT *10^3/ul 170-500
WBC *10^3/ul 6000-21000
Differential leucocytic count: Absolute values/ul Percentage %
BASO less than 200 0-1
EOSINO less than 600 1-6
NEUTR 1000-9500 30-65
STAFF 0-1000 0-5
SEGM 1800-7000 30-60
LYMPH 2000-17000 40-70
MONO less than 1800 2-8


Do not forget to mention about other blood picture parameters such as WBC count which is normally high in newborn babies, Platelets are a bit higher than the adults normal values too. Reticulocytes permanent normal range started from age 1 week.

Dr.Megan Ralf

A Medical laboratory Scientist who devoted his life to medical and laboratory sciences, writes his everyday expertise dealing with various pathological conditions through laboratory diagnosis of different body fluids, also participating in many workshops for first aids, infection control, and urgent care. Also Dr Megan Ralf coaching many medical teams.

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