antenatal and newborn screening

Last edited 04/2019 and last reviewed 04/2019

The following are the National Screening Committee (NSC) managed antenatal and newborn screening programmes;

UK NSC web page For further antenatal screening information visit NICE routine antenatal care guidelines at

During pregnancy various screening tests may be offered:

Below is National Screening Committee - Screening Timeline relating timing of screening tests to the weeks of pregnancy and the postpartum

For more information then see

NSC screening booklet 'screening tests for you and your baby' - GPs play an important role in ensuring woman receive the booklet early

Note that some UK wide variation may exist, for details please contact your local team.