Getting all this really, really clear for you helping dispel some of your concerns and worries about ear infections, and help give you some basic guidance on what to do if your child does have one. And I do want to say that in spite of the statistics, ear infections do not have to be an inevitable fact of childhood. And when they do occur, here’s kind of a spoiler alert. Antibiotics are almost always unnecessary. So the bottom line is that rates of ear infections is otitis media, that middle ear infection the kind of antibiotics are really commonly used for have been on the rise in the past decade, concurrent with increases in childhood allergies and asthma. And this is thought to be due to a combination of factors including environmental exposures, which interestingly even exposures to common herbicides and pesticides, plastics and other things.