2014 Consumer Task Force on Newborn Screening

Learn about the newest members and what led to their interest in newborn screening. The Consumer Task Force will begin their training and outreach projects this month.

Your State Program

Newborn screening varies by state. See the requirements for your state.

How Will My Baby Be Tested?
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See why sometimes a baby's screening result will be out-of-range, requiring a confirmatory  test. It is very important to get this test promptly.

Find A Condition

We have detailed information about the 56 conditions for which newborns are screened.

Talking To Your Doctor
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What you need to know to discuss your diagnosis with a health professional.

Connect With Us

Get the latest newborn screening news, share stories, and connect with others!

In the News

Newborn Screening Saves Lives

The Washington Post has an in-depth and heartbreaking story about how a simple newborn screening test could save babies’ lives... Peninsula Regional Medical Center...has been performing the test for every baby born...

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/01/03/6044187/washington-to-screen-newborns.html#storylink=cpy
Read more here: http://www.heraldonline.com/2013/08/21/5134844/new-california-law-mandating-newborn.html#storylink=cpy

Read more here: http://www.heraldonline.com/2013/08/21/5134844/new-california-law-mandating-newborn.html#storylink=cp

On the Blog

  • Apr 09, 2014
    Newborn screening is an amazing program with countless benefits. Few public health programs have positively affected so many generations of Americans...

Community Corner

Mountain States Regional Genetics Collaborative

About Baby’s First Test

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Innovation in Newborn Screening

The latest research, news and funding opportunities »

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