I Am A Single Mother To A Deaf Child

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    Single Mom Of A Beautiful Deaf Son

    Searching and searching the Internet to find somebody, anybody, who can relate to me. A single mother of a deaf child. All of these families...happy families, with fathers and healthy babies. Makes me bitter, sad, and angry. Makes me dissapointed, that I got dished this, that my...
    Grafs23 Grafs23
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Oct 17, 2012

    I Am A Single Mom..and My Son Was Born Deaf

    I opened this group in case there was anyone who was in my situation. I am a single mother to a son who was born deaf. I discovered he was deaf when he was one years old. Being a first time mother (I'm now 26) I didn't realize that the way he behaved and certain things he did and...
    ladyfierce ladyfierce
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2011

    update 4 years later.

    I am now 30 years old, my son is now 7. Things have gotten better. I am still a single mom but now my son has improved so much with his cochlear. he can hear now but is still behind with the talking. His communication skills have grown so much especially in the last year. Dad...
    ladyfierce ladyfierce
    26-30, F
    Feb 14, 2015


    Emma passes her hearing test at birth but when she was about 15mos old , she was not saying many words so the Dr sent her for an ABR hearing test. It came back that she was totally deaf in her left ear and "almost" totally deaf in her right ear. She was fitted for a hearing aid...
    MelanieZipperer MelanieZipperer
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 29, 2012
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