Newborn Screening in Vermont

Swaddled infantAll babies born in Vermont have the opportunity to receive a newborn screening test to check for rare but serious diseases which may not be apparent at birth. Vermont screens for 29 different conditions which could result in serious health problems, developmental delays, or in rare instances, death if not identified and treated early.

Please explore this website for information about newborn screening, including frequently asked questions, information and resources for families and health care providers, and about the variety of programs which support families.

For more information, contact our Newborn Screening Program

If you have questions about your baby's health, please be sure to contact your health care provider.