Originally Posted by rockin'robin
Hearing mothers can hear their child....even if a child was among 10 other children playing, and fell down, the hearing mother's ears recognize her own child's voice & crying......
That's the advantage hearing mothers have over deaf mothers....no doubt about it!....
Deaf mothers tend to watch their child more closely than hearing mothers, because we can't hear them. It's normal and natural.
That's exactly what I meant by "is it a deaf thing"? It does make a lot of sense of the whole question for sure.