Who is Eligible for Early Check

Who is Eligible for Early Check

Early Check is a special opportunity for babies born in North Carolina to get two more screening tests. And it’s free.

You can join Early Check when you:

Are more than 12 weeks pregnant, or

Had a baby less than 4 weeks ago.

Taking part in Early Check is up to you.

Want to see if you’re eligible to take part in Early Check?

Answer a few questions to find out.

Find out if you're eligible for Early Check
Has your baby been born yet?
Not yet
Yes
When was your baby born?

Unfortunately, your baby is not eligible for Early Check. Early Check is only for babies 4 weeks old or younger.

See how else to get involved.

When is your due date?

Your baby is not yet eligible for Early Check. We ask that you wait until after your first trimester (at least the beginning of your 4th month/ week 13) in your pregnancy to join Early Check.

Want to sign up later?
Give your email address and we'll send you a reminder:

Was your baby born in North Carolina?
No
Yes

Unfortunately, your baby is not eligible for Early Check. Early Check is only for babies born in North Carolina.

See how else to get involved.

Where does your baby live?
South Carolina
North Carolina
Another state

Unfortunately, your baby is not eligible for Early Check. Early Check is only for babies who live in North Carolina or South Carolina.

See how else to get involved.

Do you plan to have your baby in North Carolina?
No
Yes

Unfortunately, your baby is not eligible for Early Check. Early Check is only for babies born in North Carolina.

See how else to get involved.

Where will your baby live as a newborn?
South Carolina
North Carolina
Another state

Unfortunately, your baby is not eligible for Early Check. Early Check is only for babies who live in North Carolina or South Carolina.

See how else to get involved.

It looks like your baby is eligible for Early Check!

Choose "next" to learn more and to start the sign-up process. Next

I’m not eligible. What now?

  • If you’re still in the first trimester (12 weeks) of your pregnancy, you can sign up for Early Check later in your pregnancy. Give us your email if you want us to send you a reminder to sign up:

  • If you’re not eligible because your baby is older than 4 weeks, you can still help us make a difference.
    • Share this website with your family and friends. Encourage other new and expecting moms in North Carolina to sign up.
    • Each parent that takes part in the study moves us one step closer to better treatments and support services for these rare health conditions.