Baby's Precious Reaction To Sound After Trying Hearing Aid For First Time
A heartwarming footage has emerged of a baby opening her eyes and mouth wide as she hears her mother's voice for the first time. Her reaction is adorable!
The video, shot in South Carolina on November 1, captures Maggie's astounded reaction as her hearing aid is turned on for the first time. Watch this little girl’s reaction when she hears her mother’s voice and is left dazzled and confused by the strange stimuli in her ear. Precious moment!
Maggie was born with a birth defect called microtia and atresia, meaning she has no right ear or eardrum or ear canal, like the character in the movie/book Wonder, the main character Auggie has microtia and a craniofacial disorder like our Maggie does. Maggie is hard of hearing and uses American sign language and also goes to speech therapy once a week. Poor girl!
Microtia is a congenital deformity affecting the outer ear where the ear does not fully develop during the first trimester of pregnancy. A Microtia ear is often smaller in size, can have a peanut shaped appearance, only have a small nub or lobe present, or be completely absent at birth. Microtia can affect one ear (unilaterally) or both ears (bilaterally). Microtia occurs in every 1 out of 6,000 to 12,000 births. The right ear is more commonly affected. Microtia is often accompanied by Atresia which is the absence or closure of the external auditory ear canal. The malformation of the middle ear bones may be affected including the narrowing of the ear canal, known as canal stenosis.
At times, anotia/microtia happens as a result of a variation from the norm in a solitary quality, which can cause a hereditary disorder. Another known reason for anotia/microtia is taking a medication called isotretinoin amid pregnancy. This solution can prompt an example of birth surrenders, which regularly incorporates anotia/microtia.
Anotia/microtia typically occurs during the first few weeks of pregnancy. These imperfections can differ from being scarcely discernible to being a noteworthy issue with how the ear is shaped. More often than not, anotia/microtia influences how the child's ear looks, however, as a rule, the parts of the ear inside the head (the internal ear) are not influenced. In any case, a few children with this imperfection likewise will have a thin or missing ear trench.
Thanks to modern technology, hearing aids can benefit many children with hearing loss. Getting professionally fitted hearing aids for your baby is one of the best advances you can take to assist your youngster with hearing misfortune completely appreciate the encounters of adolescence and achieve his or her potential. While listening devices can't reestablish your youngster's common hearing, they are a huge apparatus in advancing sound-related aptitudes so your kid can better hear, appreciate, react to, and communicate with his general surroundings.
Differences among deaf people are okay, but we need to recognize those differences and work together. By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense. Incredible and touching story!