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.

Connect With Us

Stay up to date on the latest newborn screening news, share stories, and connect with others through social media.

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

In the News

Utah Lawmaker Introduces Pulse-Ox Bill

Utah legislature is now considering a bill that would mandate pulse-oximetry as a part of newborn screening to check for critical congenital heart disease.

On the Blog

  • Feb 07, 2013
    In celebration of congenital heart defect awareness week, we bring you some information on what is being done not just here, but abroad!

Community Corner

CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People.

About Baby’s First Test

Learn about this initiative and our partners »

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Innovation in Newborn Screening

The latest research, news and funding opportunities »

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