Hearing Loss in Babies, Ages 7 Months to 1 Year

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?

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 ofOctober 21, 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

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