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Hearing Loss in Babies, Newborn to Age 3 Months

Overview

You can watch your baby's behavior to check for hearing loss. If you notice a change, your baby might have hearing loss.

Does your baby:

  • Listen to speech?
  • Turn to you when you speak?
  • Smile when spoken to?
  • Seem to recognize your voice?
  • Quiet their crying when you speak?
  • Startle or cry at noises?
  • Awaken to loud sounds?

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Current as of: September 27, 2023

Author: Healthwise Staff
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All Healthwise education is reviewed by a team that includes physicians, nurses, advanced practitioners, registered dieticians, and other healthcare professionals.

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