Which thermometer is best for baby?

Answer A digital thermometer is less 'intrusive' - as you don't need to hold it in place for any length of time (as you would with a mercury thermometer). Digital ones give you an almost instant reading.

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Does a forehead thermometer read higher or lower than a rectal thermometer on a 2 month old baby?

At all ages rectal temperature is higher than skin temperature.

How to Use a Baby Thermometer?

A fever is the body's way of telling you that something is wrong. When your baby has a fever, it could be a sign of an impending illness, such as the flu, or it could be related to an infection. Do... Read More »

How do you change a Baby 1st thermometer from Celsius to Fahrenheit?

My thermometer is a safety 1st, and to change the celsius to Fahrenheit you press down both buttons (power and mode) at the same time and it will switch.

Does a candy thermometer&a meat thermometer measure temperatures in the same increments?

No. Dial or standard candy thermometers often have one- to five-degree increments due to the specificity of temperatures required in candy making. Meat thermometers generally range between five- an... Read More »