This updated document explains screening tests offered during and after pregnancy – it sets out the antenatal and newborn screening programmes.

PHE: Screening tests for you and your baby: description in brief

It is available in English and 12 other languages:

  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Chinese (simplified)
  • French
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Somali
  • Urdu

This booklet gives information to parents on the screening tests that are offered during pregnancy and after baby is born. It explains the different types of test and what the tests are looking for.

Easy read versions of the booklet for people with learning disabilities are also available to download.