bebegene® Newborn Genetic Screening

Screens 0-3 years babies with more than 120 conditions caused by chromosomal abnormalities and disease-causing gene variants, providing you an expanded insight of your baby’s health condition.


The more you know about your baby, the better equipped you can be to address any potential health problems.

Screening your newborn will facilitate early treatment and prevent long term detrimental effects to your baby’s health.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can sign-up for bebegene®?

Expectant mothers can sign up bebegene® service prior birth delievery. This service must be prescribed by doctor who will explain the details about the test to ensure the test is suitable for your baby. Do enquire us now for more details.

How do I collect the blood sample for testing?

Sample collection is as simple and seamless as it can be done during the time of birth delivery. Only a small fraction of the cord blood would be collected for screening.

Since the hospital has already conducted tests on my baby, do I still need bebegene®?

Bebegene® provides you an expanded coverage of conditions beyond the checks conducted at the hospital. With the access to more information of your baby’s health, you can take preemptive measures to manage the potential conditions that your child is predisposed to. This small step can help to make a difference in your child’s development and overall health.

What should I do if the test result is positive?

Genetic counselling service is available upon request. Our qualified genetic counsellor will help you understand the result better and provide holistic advice on the follow-up options that you can take.

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