Mindfully mothering SIX kids (ages 5, 6, 8, 9, 11 & 11) in a small house with a lot of love.
if he doesn't have any other symptoms of illness (fussiness and crying, esp. when prone instead of upright), I would highly doubt it's an ear infection - he's bf and not in daycare.
we bought an otoscope (they're not expensive) to have in our medicine chest; you might think about getting one and asking your ped next time you're in to show you what to look for in a healthy ear.
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