The goal of newborn metabolic screening is to identify babies who may have one of these conditions as soon as possible to help prevent problems. Babies who are born and live in the State of Maryland are screened in the hospital 24-48 hours after birth and again in their pediatrician’s office at about 2 weeks of age.
To learn more about newborn metabolic screening, click on the links below.
Newborn Screening Legislation
Chief, Newborn Screening Follow-Up Program:
Johnna Watson, RN,BSN
Monique Veney, RN, MSN
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464