New-born hearing screening
Hearing; screening; newborn; new; born;
In the first few weeks of life your baby will have several routine health checks. One of these checks is a free new-born hearing screening - to make sure that your baby hears the sounds needed to learn to talk.
For information about this screening test in South Australia have a look at this pamphlet about the newborn hearing screening service.
Pregnancy, Birth and Baby is a national Australian Government service providing support and information for expecting parents and parents of children, from birth to 5 years of age.
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see your doctor or midwife.