How to judge whether the hearing of infants and young children is normal?

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Sometimes parents are still very greedy, especially when they are about to give birth to a child. They hope that the child will grow very beautiful and be healthy. But when the child is actually born, what parents want most is That is, the children can be healthy.

How to determine whether the hearing of infants and young children is normal?

Newborn hearing screening is performed during hospitalization when the baby is 3-5 days old. For babies within 42 days of birth, if the initial screening fails to "pass", or the initial screening is "suspicious", or even the initial screening has "passed", They are all children at high risk of hearing loss and need a second or even third hearing screening to help determine the child's hearing condition. As babies continue to develop, their hearing will gradually develop and improve. In daily life, children of different ages also react differently to sounds. For example, a baby 1 month after birth will react to sudden stimulation. Two months after birth, when stimulated by loud sounds, babies may startle, open their eyes, and tremble in their hands and feet.

Play music in your baby’s ears. You can also judge by yourself whether your child's hearing is normal by playing a piece of music in your baby's ears, because after all, children will be very curious, so they will look around for what makes the sound? If you carefully observe the child's eyes, you will find that the child's eyes are looking everywhere, and the child's neck may even be twisted to the side where the sound is coming from.

Be startled when hearing loud noises. The child has just come into this world, and the environment in the mother's belly is very quiet. There are many people in the hospital, and sometimes people will talk loudly. After speaking loudly, you will find that the child jumps instinctively. This This is a common intestinal reflex, which can prove that the child's hearing is normal.

Three months after birth, sounds can make the baby turn his head or move his eyes.

4 months after birth, the baby will turn its head to look for it when called by name, and is very sensitive to the mother’s voice.

Six months after birth, if you speak or sing to him, he will look at you with his eyes, track the source of the sound, and quickly find the place where the sound is coming from. Of course, these are not absolute, that is, we cannot rely on superficial manifestations to confirm whether a child has abnormal hearing. They can only be used as a preliminary judgment or as a preliminary basis for whether further examination is needed.

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