Centers for Disease Control

CDC's mission is collaborating to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health--through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury, and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.

Health Information Resource Database

A database for pregnancy and other healthcare-related materials.

Maternal and Child Health Bureau

A governmental program responsible for ensuring the health and well-being of the entire population of women, infants, and children.

National Institutes of Health

The medical research agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Learn more about newborn screening, which disorders are screened for in your state, and other frequently asked questions. More

Pregnant Families

Learn what it means when your baby initially screens positive for a disorder. What questions should you ask your doctor? What resources are available? More

Initial Positive Screens

Find support groups for and learn more about your baby’s disorder, learn about additional resources available to you and your family. More

Families with Diagnoses

Access Save Babies Through Screening Foundation's extensive links to resources available to support you, learn about screenable disorders. More


Newborn screening saves babies, one foot at a time.

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