An incredible video of the moment a little girl first heard has gone viral online, with 784,300 views.
In the images, which were shared on TikTok by a woman named Christina, known on the app as Christina_pax, a mother can be seen holding her baby.
A hearing aid is visible in the child’s ear and she looks at her mother.
Text superimposed on the video reads: âI debated whether to post this video of my deaf daughter hearing for the first time.
âHearing aids are not a magic bullet for deaf people. Deaf people do not need to be fixed.
“It’s just a tool to access the sound, but it was a pretty cool time for us.”
Christina then starts talking to her child, saying “Yes, hello. I know this is weird.”
The little girl looks stunned when she hears her mother’s voice for the first time; his face displaying a range of emotions.
The baby then smiles, prompting his mother to ask, “Is this funny?” Yeah, that’s funny.
Christina then said repeatedly to her baby, “I love you.”
Emotional images, who can be watched here, is captioned: “All the emotions hearing mom’s voice for the 1st time #deafkidsrock #deafawareness #hearingaidsgang #babytok #momsoftiktok #momtok #toddlertok #fyp.”
The video has grown in popularity significantly since it was shared on November 2, attracting over 113,000 likes.
Additionally, 6,100 people have already taken to the comments section to share their thoughts on the heartbreaking moment.
One TikTok user, Stokesmama5 wrote: “She is so in love with the voice she knows her soul through forever.”
Another person, Kaitlyn Marie Vander, added: “A tool to access sound, I really like that wording.”
Msholc typed: “Omg [oh my god] the intense way it absorbs it and permeates you. She is both happy and upset. “
User 3213510730004 remarked: “And it will be so much better without masks.”
TheseDeafKidsRock commented: “I’m so proud of you for understanding mom culture !!! My first son cried too.”
Kia K revealed, “So I cried and then I laughed. She loves it but was so emotional and then it was like what the hell and then love.”
A video also recently went viral showing the moment a baby realized his father was an identical twin.
The sequence, posted on Instagram by mother Nathalie Fooks, shows her little daughter Ariah sitting on a table in a child seat.
She looks at her father who is next to her, then returns to her uncle with a shocked look mixed with admiration.