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Hearing Loss in Babies, Ages 7 Months to 1 Year

Assess changes in your child's behavior that might mean a hearing loss. Compare past behavior with present behavior.

Does your child:

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Childhood Fears and Anxieties

Things that go bump in the night. The bane of Miss Muffet's existence. A teacher's harsh rebuke. What do they all have in common? Plenty: They're all typical childhood anxieties and fears. Nothing to worry (too much) about. But try telling that to your child! As a parent, you can make a big difference in how well your child handles common worries like these. Here are a few ideas that may help. The Many Sides of a Child's Fears Not all fear is bad. In fact, a little fear serves as an...

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  • Listen when spoken to?
  • Turn or look up when you call his or her name?
  • Respond to requests like "come here" or "want more?"
  • Recognize words for common items like cup, shoe, or juice?
By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Charles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology
Last Revised April 8, 2013

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Last Updated: April 08, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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