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5 steps to early infant cochlear implantation

5 steps to early infant cochlear implantation

When a child is unexpectedly diagnosed with hearing loss it can be an overwhelming experience. After the initial shock, however, many take comfort in knowing there are a variety of options to communicate with the child and help your child communicate with the world. One option for profound hearing loss is cochlear implants. When my son was one month old, he was diagnosed with a profound hearing loss. The answer to our prayers was early cochlear implantation, but we had to fight for it. Hearing Loss Diagnosis Our early cochlear implantation journey began when Parker was a month old. I remember...

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