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Newborn screening tests look for health conditions that aren't apparent at birth.
Find out which tests are done.
By the time you hold your new baby for the first time, you've probably chosen your
little one's doctor. Learn about your newborn's medical care.
Sometimes premature babies are born with health problems. Learn more about some of
those problems here.
Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a metabolic disorder caused by a defect in the enzyme that
breaks down an amino acid. PKU is treatable when it is found early.
Your baby's here! Find out what to expect on that special day first day of life.
Jaundice is when a baby has yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. Most types
of jaundice go away on their own.
An intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is bleeding in and around the brain’s ventricles.
Most babies with a mild IVH do well.
A newborn's growth and development is measured from the moment of birth. Find out
if your baby's size is normal, and what to expect as your baby grows.
Find out what the experts have to say.
Sometimes when babies are born premature, they have trouble breathing. This can be
caused by respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). Learn what RDS is, and how babies can