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Infant Hearing Loss Facts

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Every day, 33 babies (or 12,000 each year) are born in the United States with permanent hearing loss.  With 3 of every 1,000 newborns having a hearing loss, it is the most frequently occurring birth defect. In a 1988 report … Continue

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Newborn Hearing Screenings

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Detecting hearing loss as early as possible is very important.  It is strongly recommended that all infants receive a hearing screening prior to being discharged from the hospital at the time of their birth.  In some states, including Wyoming, it … Continue

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