We all love those ‘first moments’. First glance, first noise, first feeding. For little Archer Ruiz, who is just 3 months old, hearing his parents’ voices for the first time happened a little later than most babies.
Drew and Taryn Ruiz found out that their son was born with permanent moderate-to-severe bilateral hearing loss when he was just three week old. This is not the kind of news that you expect to get. It was a devastating diagnosis. But thanks to modern technology, this could be corrected with hearing aids.
The couple had to wait for 2 long months, but the hearing aids that would allow Archer to hear his sounds for the first time were finally ready to go. This would be such a life changing moment that the couple enlisted the help of two grandparents to film the occasion.When the devices were first put into baby Archer’s ears – the physical adjustments wasn’t making him very happy. But things would soon change.
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