Newborn Screening Wales

Screening tests for your baby

Newborn screening tests are offered for your baby soon after they are born.

These screening tests are recommended by the NHS.

Screening is your choice.

To help you decide please read the following information and discuss with your midwife or newborn hearing screener.

Your baby's hearing screening test

Your baby's newborn bloodspot screening test

Easy read, audio and British Sign Language versions are also available at

Newborn Hearing Screening Wales

Newborn Bloodspot Screening Wales

If you are unable to access the digital information, please speak to your midife or newborn hearing screener.






Improving the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of expectant mothers, infants, children and young people throughout Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Area.

(N.B: The Family and Therapies team at ABUHB is NOT responsible for the content on the webpage links that we refer to in our resource sections and linked information to external sites. All information was accurate and appropriate at the time the webpage was created.)

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