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 Helping babies get started on the right foot


The Newborn Screening (NBS) Program officially screens infants born in Wisconsin for 45 disorders, including hearing loss, and is compliant with 30* of the 31 disorders that are on the nationally recommended panel.

The Wisconsin Newborn Screening website is dedicated to promoting and encouraging the sharing of knowledge, communication and resources with healthcare agencies, families, and anyone else interested in NBS for the benefit of babies born in Wisconsin.

Please call 608-262-6547 for information on disorders that can be detected by newborn blood screening. For information on hearing loss screening, please contact the Wisconsin Department of Health Services at 608-267-9191.

*The 31st disorder on the nationally recommended panel is critical congenital heart disease (CCHD). There is currently a pilot study in Wisconsin for CCHD screening.


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