Prenatal information on newborn screening for expecting parents!
The Newborn Screening Online (NBSO) order placement website provides access for ordering bloodspot screening cards as well as educational print materials and other resources for newborn screening including Michigan BioTrust for Health, hearing screening, and pulse oximetry screening for critical congenital heart disease.
Reflecting on 50 years of Michigan’s Newborn Screening Program.
Governor Snyder declares September Newborn Screening Awareness Month.
A review of the Michigan Newborn Screening Program and various recognitions during the 50th anniversary year in 2015.
Hay muchos padres que no saben sobre los condiciones de las evaluaciones de recién nacidos. También, no los saben que condiciones en la lista cambian en cada estado. BabysFirstTest (La primera prueba de su bebé) ofrece recursos educativos para ayudar los padres y médicos.
Many parents are unaware of the conditions included in screening, or that it varies from state to state. Baby’s First Test brings together resources to help guide parents and health professionals alike.
This program works to implement a comprehensive public health plan to address the needs of children and adults with hemoglobinopathies, particularly sickle cell disease across the lifespan.
A statewide comprehensive program that assist individuals with a sickle cell condition throughout Michigan including: adult testing for sickle cell disease & trait; confirmatory newborn screening lab testing; disease education; social work services; education & career development; and genetic counseling. All services are free.
A helpful brochure from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services of facts about consenting for researchers to use your child’s residual blood spots for future health research (Arabic).