An Affected Baby May Appear Normal
Newborns with metabolic disorders may not show any sign or symptoms at birth. It is likely undetected or misled to other diagnosis. Screening your newborn will facilitate early intervention and prevent long term detrimental effects to your baby’s health such as such as mental retardation, physical disability and in some instances, death, if it is left untreated.
Affected baby appears normal.
Affected baby lacks enzyme to breakdown milk properly.
Affected baby becomes sick, with symptoms like vomiting, seizures, poor feeding, lethargy or developmental delays.