Several screenings occur after the birth of your baby. This is a public health service used to help identify potentially serious conditions at birth. For those potentially affected, appropriate screenings allow providers to start treatment right away.

Common disorders with screenings

  • Metabolic disorder
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • Immune discrepancies
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Hearing
  • CCHD (critical congenital heart disease)
  • Congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV)
  • 60+ inheritable and congenital disorders

Learn more about screenings from the Minnesota Department of Health.