Newborn Hearing Screening

Why we screen newborn hearing

The Washington State Department of Health recommends newborn hearing screening to identify infants at risk for hearing loss who may need further screening. This video helps explain why we screen infants at Newport Community Hospital’s Family Birth Center. For more information, please contact your obstetrics provider (509) 447-3139.

How Newborn Hearing Screening Helps Children (WA Dept. of Health)