Newborn Screening

The websites and resources below will provide parents/caregivers and professionals with accurate information regarding newborn screening.


Baby's First Test

This website provides information for families and professionals on newborn screening.

Newborn Screening:  Online Education:  Interactive Tutorials

These online, easy-to-understand, interactive tutorials help families to learn about some conditions diagnosed through newborn screening. 

Save Babies Through Screening Foundation

The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation is a leader in the national grassroots advocacy movement, media awareness and actively participates on local, state and federal levels to improve newborn screening.

The Newborn Screening Story:  How One Simple Test Changed Lives, Science, and Health in America

From the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)...50 years of newborn screening in America.

Wisconsin Newborn Screening Laboratory

The Wisconsin Newborn Screening (NBS) Laboratory is dedicated to promoting and encouraging the sharing of knowledge, communication and resources with health care agencies, families, and anyone else interested in NBS for the benefit of babies born in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin SHINE

The Wisconsin SHINE Project (Screening Hearts in Newborns) is a pilot project through the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, the Medical College of Wisconsin and the State of Wisconsin designed to implement universal screening for CCHD.

Wisconsin Sound Beginnings

Wisconsin Sound Beginnings promotes and supports universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) and follow-up services statewide. 

Your Baby Has Newborn Screening:  the ACA and Newborn Screening

Information on ACA, newborn screening panels, and insurance coverage, from the Western States Genetic Services Collaborative.