Help! My baby didn’t pass the hearing screening

November 24, 2014

  Now what do I do? The first time that you hold your newborn baby in your arms you feel a rush of emotion. Moms are often overwhelmed with feelings of love, relief, pride, dreams of their child’s future and perhaps some anxiety around their baby’s development in the weeks and years to come.   […]

How to tell if your baby has a hearing problem

November 11, 2014

Early intervention can minimise the effects of hearing loss on your child’s development As your baby grows and develops there are key signs to look out for that could indicate that your child has a hearing problem. At any stage, if you sense that your child might suffer from hearing loss it’s important to seek […]

When do Babies begin to hear Sounds in the Womb?

September 10, 2014

Sounds and vibrations are felt by babies in utero and by 16 weeks they can hear. Babies start to listen reactively from as early as 16 weeks although the development of the ear is not complete until 24 weeks.  By the third trimester, a baby will turn his/her head towards a sound. This means that […]