Kid's Ear Plugs
If your child is plagued by ear infections, they're not alone. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), 5 out of 6 children will experience at least one ear infection before their third birthday. Thankfully, there are myriad solutions to protect your child's ears while swimming, snorkeling, or bathing.
Why Do Kids Need Earplugs?
Children are plagued by the same ear troubles as adults are. They're actually even more susceptible to ear infections because of their developing immune systems and their horizontal eustachian tubes that don't drain as well as an adults'. That makes ear protection doubly important for young swimmers. The use of kids swimming ear plugs or a child-sized earband eliminate the source of ear infections by blocking water from entering the ear canal.
If your child has recently had ear tubes place or removed, they'll need a pair of ear plugs for swimming to seal water out and promote quick healing.
Choosing Ear Plugs for Kids
Seeking superior protection? Take a pair of Doc's Proplugs for a test drive. They were designed for watersports athletes, but come in wee sizes for babies, toddlers, and children. Or, try out a pair of moldable ear plugs by Mack's - they're so easy-to-use that your child will have no trouble putting them in independently.
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