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hearing test Lauralie89 3 kids; Pennsylvania 2244 posts
25th Mar '13

I had my LO on Thursday almost 3 weeks early and he failed his hearing test. The nurse said that was somewhat normal and not to worry. But because he came early it does have me worried. We're taking him back on Friday to get retested. Has anyone else gone through this and it all turned out fine?

2Air Force Brats 2 kids; Portales, NM, United States 1344 posts
25th Mar '13

Yep. son had ambio fluid in his ears. makes them fail the test. he was around 3 weeks when he finally passed on the right side

bia. 2 kids; ., ., Portugal 75171 posts
status 25th Mar '13

Yep, my second baby failed a day or so after she was born, the lady said it was because she had stuff (she did say the word,lol) in that ear, went back 3 weeks later and she passed. :)

Lauralie89 3 kids; Pennsylvania 2244 posts
25th Mar '13

That makes me feel a little better. With him being born early I just worry lol

mama2manyyy 33 kids; South Carolina 1823 posts
25th Mar '13

My son was two and a half weeks early and on a medicine that can cause deafness. He passed his first, failed the second and then failed the third just in the left ear. It ended up being from fluid and its correcting its self now that hes 6 months.