A newborn less than 3 hours old has a split S2 that is heard on inspiration and
• A split S2 on inspiration is a normal finding for newborns during the first few hours of life. All the nurse needs to do at this point is to document the finding.
• Normal HR for newborns is 120 to 160 beats/minute.
• There is no need to notify the physician or inform the parents of a normal finding.
• Assessing the newborn's neurological status is not needed based on the scenario.