Stop Sharing Those Feel-Good Cochlear Implant Videos

The Establishment
Aug 17, 2016 · 5 min read

By Morgan Leahy

The video opens with a cute baby lying in his mother’s arms. They are sitting in a doctor’s office, about to activate a cochlear implant, a device that will help the child hear. The doctor turns on the implant, the baby’s mother says his name… and he smiles so wide his pacifier falls out of his mouth. “A tear jerker if I ever saw one,” say the comments. “I…