Speech and Hearing Milestones

As a parent, you would like to compare your child’s responses with that of any other hearing child.

What are the stages a Hearing child goes through in his listening journey?

Newborns – startles or jumps when there is a loud sound.

2 months: Turns in the direction of sound. Child responds differently to different tones eg: music, mother’s voice

3-6 months: Babbles and makes speech – like sounds. Communicates by laughing.

8-9 months – Communicates using his voice along with gestures.

12 months – shows understanding of spoken language and tries to make simple words like “amma”, “tata”.

If you think that your child is lagging behind, you could consult your doctor on conducting hearing tests.

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