Newborn screening tests are a state public health service program available to all 4 million American babies each year. It helps ensure that all babies are tested for severe conditions at birth. Then, doctors can start treatment for those with severe illnesses before any of the adverse effects occur.
The newborn screening takes place soon after your baby is born and, in most cases, while you are still at the hospital. It takes only a few drops of blood and a simple hearing test.… Read More