Home > Medical > Hearing management > Hearing in children Hearing in children All sections in Hearing Management » About Hearing Management » Anatomy of Hearing » Ear Disorders » FAQs » Health Tips » Hearing Aids » Hearing in Children » Multimedia » Hearing News » Noise » Real-life Story » What is... The importance of having your baby's hearing tested An investigative report reveals that children’s hearing is not being screened as recommended in South African hospitals. Maternal education key in fight against childhood hearing loss Every day close to 2 000 babies are either born with or will acquire permanent hearing loss within the first few weeks of life. Ear infection can disrupt a child’s life Has your child had ongoing problems with ear infection? If so she is not alone; a number of children suffer from this problem. Ask Hearing Care expert » Join Body Talk » Like Health24 on Facebook » Follow Health24 on Twitter » How noise affects your health The worst noise makers in your office The new Widex REAL Widex is proud to announce an affordable, state-of-the art hearing aid that does not compromise sound or comfort. Children: common causes of deafness In most cases permanent deafness is hereditary. Take a look at some of the other most common causes of deafness in children. Can your child hear you? Some health problems in infants can be tricky to spot. Deafness is one of them. Are grommets worth the trouble? Between the ages of six months and two years, many kids go through repeated cycles of ear infections that can cause pain, fever and hearing loss - either temporary or permanent. The end of deafness? With the latest technology no deaf child needs to remain captive in a world of silence. See what options are now available to help your child. Prevent infection of the middle ear Infection of the middle ear is one of the most common preventable causes of deafness, and children are particularly prone to it. Here's how to prevent it. Hearing impairment identified too late The average age at which children with a hearing loss are identified is two years and four months. In some cases it can be as late as six years. This week is Deaf Awareness Week. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.