welp, the little one has her 1st ear infection ūüė¶

she has been acting¬†the wild one lately with baby tantrums and such and¬†everybody¬†was saying that¬†it is just teething but i started to¬†get a bit¬†worried¬†about an ear infection anyway…a friend of mine was telling me that her baby never showed any¬†of the normal symptoms, she could only tell¬†by her behavior and i thought, well, if one baby is like that, than another baby (like mine!) could be like that too…so despite her not having any fever or pulling at her ears or any of the other¬†classic signs and despite the NURSE telling me to not bother making an¬†appointment,¬†she said, “it is just teething…”, i made an appointment anyway…and almost canceled twice, thinking that i was just going to be wasting money on the dr. telling me what everyone else was…but,¬†yup,¬†her left ear was infected…i asked about the no symptoms and she said that it isnt common not to show any of the signs but¬†she probably does have a low-grade fever that just doesnt register on the thermometer…so we have her on antibiotics and hopefully, i will have my happy¬†baby¬†back…and i am very very¬†glad that i went ahead and kept the appt!!

by no means did i want her to have¬†an infection,¬†but i am a bit relieved that¬†her recent behavior was due to¬†something that i can¬†DO something about…i would have to say that this is a good story about “trusting your instincts” as a
mother…

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