How to Give Your Child Ear Drops
The following will help parents properly administer ear drops to your child:
·Always wash your hands before giving medication.
·Warm the medicine to body temperature by holding the bottle between your hands for several minutes. A medicine that is cold and placed in the ear could cause dizziness or nausea.
·Place child on his side so the affected ear is on top.
·Straighten the ear canal by:
Child younger than 3 years old: Hold ear lobe and pull down and back.
Child 3 years and older: Hold upper part of ear and pull up and back.
·Drop the correct number of drops into the ear. Do not touch the dropper to the ear. Try to place