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Hearing screenings for home birth babies

Posted by Shannon Palmer on June 17, 2015 12:06 AM

Imagine a family anxiously anticipating the birth of their child. Mom gives birth to a healthy baby girl in a hospital in Michigan. Michigan is a state that has implemented universal newborn hearing screening. The baby’s hearing is screened and they are immediately referred to an audiologist. Hearing tests reveal that the baby has a permanent hearing loss. The baby is fit with hearing aids and the family...


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