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At what age can you detect hearing problems in infants

My baby girl is 4 weeks old. The midwife that delivered her told us that it is very difficult to test the baby's hearing while they are too young. Out of curiosity, I have attempted some tests on my ...
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How can I pick out safe headphones?

I want to buy my preteen a pair of headphones, but I don't want them to damage her hearing in the long-run. I teach her not to listen to music too loud, but just in case, are there certain types of ...
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8 month old not babbling, when to worry and what to worry about

My wife and I have two boys: a 3-yr old toddler and an 8-month old infant. The toddler is doing extremely well with all physical/motor and emotional/intellectual/communication aspects. My 8-month old,...
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What week does baby start listening?

I am 4 months pregnant and wondering in which week of the pregnancy does my baby start to listen ?
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How can I make noisy toys quieter?

My son has a few toys that are so loud and piercing that they hurt my ears (emergency trucks with sirens, an aeroplane flies around in a circle on an articulated arm, and a toy musical piano). My ears ...
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Are there any health risks in earbuds for pre-teen children?

Are there any health risks in earbuds? Assuming moderate use (say, no more than 1-2 hours a day) of music that is not overly loud - e.g. no heavy metal but some classic rock on their MP3 players - is ...