Health in the 406 Health in the 406 Newborn Screening About 1 in 300 newborns has a metabolic, hormonal or functional disorder that can cause disability, developmental delay, illness or death. Through early detection and intervention by a newborn screening program these impacts can be prevented or minimized, so all babies born in Montana—no matter in a hospital, birthing center, or at home—needs to be screened. Follow-up testing, treatment and intervention services are available in Montana. Share any comments, suggestions or experiences with us at email@example.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.