All babies born in Massachusetts benefit from the newborn screening public health program, which helps prevent treatable diseases.
Massachusetts also offers some optional screening services.
Learn more about newborn screening from the staff of the New England Newborn Screening Program.
Massachusetts provides two types of screening. Find out more about each one.
Learn more about newborn screening in our Newborn Screening in Massachusetts: Answers for you and your baby brochure, available in a number of languages.
Data and specimens collected for newborn screening fall under a detailed policy.
Get answers to your questions about newborn screening, the process, and why you should have your baby screened.