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 […]

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What is Normal Hearing?

August 6, 2014

What happens when you lose your hearing? Normal hearing is simply: the ability to hear and understand even the softest whisper. The science of hearing Medically speaking, (give or take a few Hz) humans are able to detect sound between 20Hz – 20kHz. However, in most scenarios we are only detailing sounds within the 500Hz […]