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How should I protect my kid's ears, ages 3 and 8 months, when taking them to a loud monster truck rally?

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Asked by lishilou777 at 11:13 PM on Feb. 13, 2009 in Health

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  • I dont think I would take the 8 month old. I would ask the Dr.

    But they do make ear plugs designed to reduce noise.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:14 PM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • for a three year old she may try the earplugs on her, but with the 8 month I don't know, is there anyway you could have someone watch him instead.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:16 PM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • yeah i was going to suggest the same thing, can anyone watch the 8 month old?

    Answer by aliciatron at 11:17 PM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • Babies ears are still so sensitive. Also, the noise might make him very edgy. If you do take him tho, and you find him not sleeping well, his brain might be re-living the commotion. I would be for taking him to a sitter. :) Little guys don't really have that much fun at these kinds of events. Have a great time with your family! :)

    Answer by lifeasinoit at 10:59 AM on Feb. 14, 2009

  • I wouldnt take them..

     they are not 100% safe. a 6 year old boy was killed in Seattle by flying debris just this Jan. It was so loud in the stadium, the police couldnt even hear eachother or communicate.. its just really not a healthy place for an 8 month old, let alone a 3 year old. Earplugs are a good idea but.. come on.. is this really the place to bring kids?


    Answer by Anonymous at 12:16 PM on Feb. 14, 2009

  • ear plugs

    Answer by awnryprincess at 6:41 AM on Feb. 15, 2009

  • Dont take them. Their ears are too sensitive, espeically the baby!

    Answer by MizzNicole at 4:57 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

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