Your Child’s Hearing: Milestones
Hearing is very important for your child to learn to talk. If you are concerned about your child’s hearing, you can get a hearing test at any age. It is never too early – even young babies can have hearing tests.
It may be hard to know if your child has a hearing problem, as children can’t always tell us if they do not hear. Below are some signs of hearing. If you do not see these signs in your child, you may want get a hearing test for your child.
Things to Watch for While Your Child is Growing:
Birth to 3 Months
3 to 6 Months
6 to 10 Months
10 to 15 Months
15 to 18 Months
18 to 24 Months
24 to 36 Months
You may also want to take your baby to an audiologist to have his/her hearing checked if any of the following risk factors apply.Risk factors for hearing loss:
Download the Hearing Milestones pamphlet (PDF).