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Protecting Your Child from Hearing Loss Protecting Your child From Hearing Los According to the World Health Organization, 32 million children in the United States suffer from hearing loss; that's 1 to 3 children per 1,000 infants. Signs and Symptoms According to the Center for Disease Control (or CDC), there are 4 signs you must watch out for: At 3 to 4 months OF age Does not recognize the source of sound Recognizes you when he/she sees you, but not when you call out his/her name. This is a sign of partial hearing loss. At 1 year Cannot say simple words like "mama" or “dada" Hears certain sounds (usually loud), but not the faint ones NO MORE NOISE! Noise is one of the most common causes of acquired hearing loss in children. White noise machines can effectively tone down the levels of noise around you. For a noise-free and ear-safe environment, use white noise machines regularly. For more information on white noise machines, visit: Sources: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Protecting Your Child from Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss can occur in children, as well, but this guide will show you how you can prevent hearing loss and deafness in children.


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