Hearing Loss in Babies, Ages 7 Months to 1 Year

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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 when spoken to?
  • Turn or look up when you call his or her name?
  • Respond to requests like "come here" or "want more?"
  • Recognize words for common items like cup, shoe, or juice?

Credits

Current as of: May 4, 2022

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Charles M. Myer III MD - Otolaryngology




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