Tasting Tradition: Newborn Screening Around the Dinner Table

Thursday, November 30, 2017

BabyFirst Test Blog

For many families, one of the most important parts of the holidays is sitting down together for a family meal. Turkey, ham, roast beef, pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes; these are a few seasonal favorites. But for many who have been diagnosed with a condition through newborn screening, traditional recipes for these foods may often be off-limits due to low protein, dairy free, or high fat diets, and other life-saving dietary changes. Though this can be challenging, we know there are plenty of home chefs out there who have cleverly cooked delicious meals everyone can enjoy!