Baby with Hearing Aid



Hearing Rescreens



Why is it important to have another hearing test as soon as possible?

Testing is the only way to know if your baby has a hearing loss. The earlier a hearing loss is found, the better it is for the baby. If your baby has a hearing loss, there are many ways we can help your baby. Finding hearing loss early can make a big difference in your baby's life.

Why is it important to have another hearing test as soon as possible?

A hearing screener will test your baby and tell you the results or tell you if more tests are need. The test is safe and painless. A few babies will need a more complete set of hearing tests by an audiologist, so you may be asked to bring your baby back. If your baby needs more testing, get it done as soon as possible.

Why is it important to have another hearing test as soon as possible?

Yes, some babies hear well enough to pass the first test, but lose their hearing later because of:

  • some illnesses
  • some injuries
  • some medicines
  • family history of hearing loss

Watch for signs of hearing loss as your baby grows.

My baby seems to be responding to sound. Do they still need another hearing test?

Most babies who have hearing loss will hear and respond to some sounds. Therefore, diagnose hearing loss is impossible without using the proper test equipment.