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Hearing Loss in Babies, Ages 7 Months to 1 Year

Topic Overview

Assess changes in your child's behavior that might mean a hearing loss. Compare past behavior with present behavior.

Does your child:

  • 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 ofMarch 27, 2018

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