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Gum + very bumpy plane ride + young kids

going on a commuter flight tomorrow w/ my kids 6 and 4 1/2 and it's only like 45 minutes but it's INSANELY bumpy. I am feeling the urge to give them gum to prevent ear popping but in the back of my crazy mind I'm imagining them choking. thoughts?

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hibbingmom

Asked by hibbingmom at 1:52 PM on Feb. 18, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • Nah, they will be fine.
    cheekycherub

    Answer by cheekycherub at 2:40 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • They sell ear plugs for children for planes. It really helped my son while flying. GL.
    mamacita69930

    Answer by mamacita69930 at 2:49 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • I bought them in Walgreens.
    mamacita69930

    Answer by mamacita69930 at 2:50 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • i have heard alternating cold and hot packs help out. my ds has flown with me a few times and did fine even with out the paci..he was 23 months the last time we flew so gum wasnt an option lol
    dreamangel06

    Answer by dreamangel06 at 1:06 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

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