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Let Congress know: Newborn screening needs continued funding!

A few years ago, I took care of a beautiful young family after the birth of their baby girl.  They were now a family of four.  Everything about the pregnancy and delivery were seemingly perfect.  She experienced the “natural” birth she wanted, and her toddler was simply ga-ga over her new baby sister.  This beautiful family was discharged home on a Friday afternoon to start their new lives together.  Over the course of the next day and a half their world came crashing down.