What is Newborn Screening?
Many parents are unaware of the conditions included in screening, or that it varies from state to state. Baby’s First Test brings together resources to help guide parents and health professionals alike.
What Your State Offers
Every state has its own Newborn Screening program. Learn about it.
Find a Condition
Get information about the 78 screenable conditions.
What To Expect
Newborn screening is just one of many things that happen in the first few days after a baby is born. The following information can help prepare expecting parents for the newborn screening process and answer common question, such as:
The Public Square
An online space dedicated to ongoing conversations about newborn screening.
Newborn Screening is an evolving system that is different throughout the country.
Educational resources from states and organizations across the U.S.
Stay in Touch
We can provide up-to-date information on some of the most commonly asked issues about newborn screening so health care professionals can be prepared to answer questions from their patients.