You may be able to lower your childâs risk of otitis media by doing the following:
Breastfeed your child because breastfeeding seems to offer some protection against otitis media.
Make sure your child gets all of her Pneumococcal and Haemophilus vaccines.
Avoid rooms with any with secondhand smoke, because environmental cigarette smoke may increase a child's risk of ear infections. Secondhand smoke causes the Eustachian tube not to...
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