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Screening tests for you and your baby: description in brief

Information explaining the screening tests offered during and after pregnancy.

Documents

Screening tests for you and your baby (English) - available to order in print or to download

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If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@phe.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Screening tests for you and your baby (Arabic) – download only

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Screening tests for you and your baby (Punjabi) – download only

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Details

These documents set out the antenatal and newborn screening programmes.

To print the A5 PDF leaflet:

  • open it in Adobe Acrobat
  • go to print
  • select the ‘booklet’ option

This will print the pages in the correct order so they can be folded.

Local screening providers can order printed copies of the English document.

Screening tests for you and your baby is also available in HTML format. This contains the same information but in a format suitable for reading on smaller screens such as smartphones.

You can view and download the HTML version in large print and use assistive technologies such as screen readers for an audio version.

Additional HTML translated versions of this information are available in:

Easy read versions of the booklet are available to download.

Contact the PHE Screening helpdesk with any queries about this publication, making sure you include its full title.

Published 1 October 2014
Last updated 9 January 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added QR code, guidance for screen readers and information about a braille version.

  2. Updating translated version in Arabic, Punjabi and Urdu

  3. Added links to translations of screening tests.

  4. Added link to screening animation and information on confidentiality.

  5. Updated use of personal information data statement.

  6. Updated to include new vaccination schedule for hepatitis B.

  7. Added links to audio versions of leaflet.

  8. Updated version of screening tests for you and your baby, English version.

  9. Updated versions of 10 translations in line with revised April 2016 edition of Screening tests for you and your baby

  10. Revised English language version of Screening tests for you and your baby published April 2016, including removal of rubella susceptibility in pregnancy screening.

  11. Removed easy read versions of leaflets. New versions will be uploaded following the cessation of rubella susceptibility screening in pregnancy, from 1 April 2016.

  12. Updated easy read versions of booklet published December 2015

  13. Latvian and Lithuanian versions of the leaflet now available.

  14. Updated easy read version of Screening tests for your new baby uploaded to replace previous version.

  15. Added the easy read versions of the publication.

  16. First published.