Know-how: Blood Spot Test
By Laura Lee Davies on 25/02/2008 01:21:58
This blood test, taken from all newborn babies, checks for serious conditions which may need urgent treatment
If you have had a baby before, you may have come across the Blood Spot test when it was referred to as the Guthrie Test. (It is also described as the 'heel prick test'.) What is the Blood Spot Test?In the few days after your baby's birth your midwife will take a small amount of b...