Supporting your child

You've made the decision to give your child a new way to hear. Learn what to expect from surgery, recovery, switch-on and beyond.

Audiologist playing with a child candidate

After your child's implant surgery there'll be a suitable recovery period before they are fitted with their sound processor.

This is when they'll hear for the first time with their new device.

The excitement will build as you approach the big day. Now is the time to get ready for the next step of your child’s hearing journey.

Learn about the recovery period, what to expect when the sound processor is first switched-on and how to get the best results from their new device.


Please seek advice from your health professional about treatments for hearing loss. Outcomes may vary, and your health professional will advise you about the factors which could affect your outcome. Always read the instructions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.

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