The purpose of newborn screening is to detect potentially fatal or disabling conditions and birth defects in newborns as early as possible before the infant displays any signs or symptoms of a disease or condition.

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Journey Through Newborn Screening

Through this video series, you can learn more about newborn screening and what families may experience. Learn what newborn screening is, when it happens, and why it is so important.