About Newborn Screening
New to newborn screening? This is a great place to start answering some of the common questions that come up about newborn screening.
Newborn Screening Facts - A brief introduction to the most important information on newborn screening
Genetics and Family History - Information on why it is important for all babies to have newborn screening, even if there isn’t a family history of a condition, and how genetic conditions are inherited
Screening Resources - A brief description and links to several government and non-profit agencies working to improve health through newborn screening
Conditions Screened by State - Every state has slightly different requirements for newborn screening. This section reviews factors that influence how states choose their screening panels and how to find out more information
Looking for more specific information?
Find more information about a specific condition or state
Last Reviewed - 9/1/2017
Ask an Expert
Have a question that’s not answered on Baby’s First Test? Send it to our experts.