Newborn Screening: A few drops of blood can save a baby’s life

September 19, 2013   // 0 Comments

Jan Klawitter MADISON — Welcoming a new baby to your family can be one of the most exciting and information-overloaded times in your life. But there is one piece of information you need to be sure to ask your baby’s health care provider about: What are my baby’s newborn screening results? Newborn screening is a test performed on a few drops of blood from a baby’s heel. Between 24 and 48 hours a...

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