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
Last Reviewed - 9/1/2017