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Home-Births
  • Babies born at home are not required to have the newborn hearing screening
     
  • Hearing screening is encouraged to be completed for home births
     
  • The local health department will register the baby’s birth and provide information about hearing screening
     
  • The audiology directory for screenings will be provided by the local health department staff along with the parent brochure
     
  • Babies born at home can have a screening done within one month of age by a screening site or by their primary care provider.

 

Hearing Screening - Home Birth Parent Handout: