How do they check young babies hearing?

Question by נєѕѕι¢α (ανα’ѕ мσмму): How do they check young babies hearing?
Everybody says to have your childs hearing checked but how do they check a childs hearing that is under 1 year of age?
I never saw them do that to my daughter because they took her right after she was born and I didnt see her until an 1 1/2 hours later. She is fine though.

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Answer by Patty M
Clap your hands and see if they flinch. Maybe you could try seeking on one side of them and calling their name and see if they try to find you.

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3 Responses to “How do they check young babies hearing?”

  1. KJ says:

    When my baby was born they checked his hearing with the same unit that they use for adults.

  2. Kablina says:

    They put this little thing in their ear (sort of like a microphone) and when they play a sound it actually shows a bounced wave on a computer screen indicating that the sound was delivered..

  3. keonli says:

    I know that when you’re in the hospital with your baby, they attach sensors to their heads to check to see if they respond in someway. Not exactly sure how though.


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