Updated 12 November 2015

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Middle ear infections are common in young children but can easily be prevented. Avoid putting your baby or toddler to bed with a bottle as leaking milk can run the ear and cause infection.

If your child has grommets, always place plastic or silicone earplugs in their ears before they go swimming.”

For all the latest news, visit the Health24 Hearing Management Centre.


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