Pregnancy and Newborn Screening

This page provides information on routine screening tests offered during pregnancy and for newborn babies.

Screening tests offered during pregnancy


Your guide to screening tests during pregnancy has been developed to reflect updates to the screening programme and support pregnant women in deciding whether to be screened.

Screening tests offered for newborn babies


Your guide to newborn screening tests reflects updates to the screening programme and supports new mothers in deciding whether to take up the offer of screening for their baby.

Hearing Screening Leaflets

Your baby´s visit to the audiology clinic provides useful information if your baby has been referred to the audiology clinic for a further hearing test. This booklet explains why this test is needed and what is involved.



Your baby has a hearing loss answers some common questions and describes support available for parents and families of babies who have a hearing loss.

Page updated: 24 October 2011