Noise exposure for infants
Friday, March 7, 2014
As our environments get noisier with electronic gadgets, toys and other devices that fill our everyday activities, it is easy to lose track of how noisy our world has become. And for parents who try to block out some of these noises while their children are falling asleep or soothe their restless infants to sleep, it is easy to overlook the amount of noise these seemingly benign devices can produce. That is not to say that sound machines cannot be used, but rather to be used with a little awareness and caution.
Check out a new study on using white nose machines with infants.
Jessie Grzeca, AuD, received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and Audiology in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. Dr. Grzeca's areas of special interest include audiologic testing in children and adults, hearing loss assistance, and vestibular evaluation: ENG.