Fisher Garver is just like one of the three million other children under 18 who are living with some form of hearing loss. Doctors are now working to identify and treat hearing loss in infants. There are a number of risk factors which could put a child's hearing in jeopardy. Those inlcude infants born prematurely, anyone with a family history of hearing loss or babies who suffered a prenatal infection they shared with their mother while in the womb. That was exactly what Fisher's mother faced, sensing very early on that something was wrong.