Supporting your child

Learn what to expect from surgery, recovery, switch-on and beyond.

A girl wearing an implant is carried by her father

After a 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 the big day approaches. Now is the time for parents to get ready for the next step of their child's hearing journey.

Learn about the recovery period, what to expect when the sound processor is first switched-on and how children 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 follow 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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