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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.

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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.

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