When is the newborn baby blood test performed?
A nurse or midwife will perform the newborn baby blood test within the first 72 hours after birth - normally before you leave the hospital with your new baby, or before the midwife leaves your home after a home birth.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 27 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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