Hearing is important for early brain development.
When sound travels from your baby's ears to their brain, it creates connections that help prepare them for a lifetime of learning.Learn how hearing helps their brain grow
What to expect at your baby's hearing test
The NHS is safe, quick, and painless. Knowing the results and how to follow up are important for your baby's future.See how the test works
If your baby fails, we can help.
If your baby doesn't pass their screening, or the results are unclear, we're here to help guide you through what to do next.Know the next steps
Try to read aloud to your baby 15 minutes a day. It's a great way to build their brain while getting in some precious snuggle time! Kids who hear at least 40 million words or more by the age of four develop stronger early language skills and do better in school.