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Best Thermometer for Infants & Todders ( Review)

1. Digital thermometer : 



Specifications:
  • Super Quick  Oral And Rectal Thermometer.
  • Faster than a mercury thermometer
  • Flexible Alarm Tip: The Thermometer Will Beep When It Finishes Registering The Temperature, And Will Beep More Rapidly When The Temperature Is Above Normal Range.
  • Flexible Soft Tip Fits Naturally Under Tongue Or Under Arm. 
  • No Hazard Compared To Broken Mercury Glass Thermometers.
     
Pros:
  • This type can very well be used for infants above 1 year.
  • Takes at least 45 to 60 seconds to get the reading which is good.
  • Very easy to handle with children.
  • Very flexible & gives accurate reading even if the baby keeps moving.
  • The cost is very much affordable.
  • Cleaning the probe after using is easy.
  • The beep sound after taking the temperature is quite good.
Cons:
  • For Infants under 1 year, checking for temperature using this type of digital thermometer is hard. Since they don't stay still and keep moving.
  • Can be used for kids above 3 years & adults.

2. Digital Infrared Forehead Thermometer Gun for Fever, Body Temperature (Non-Contact) - My personal preference for my family.



Specifications:
    • Measures TEMPERATURE within 0.5 seconds, accuracy is ±0.2°C(0.4°F). Easy switch between °C & °F.
    • INFRARED forehead thermometer gun, Infrared thermometer non-contact, thermometer infrared digital.
    • MULTIPLE MEASURING: Body temperature, water equipment, room temperature, milk temperature, etc.

    Pros:
    • It comes very handy and gives accurate temperature.
    • Instant reliable temperature readings.
    • Very easy to use on newborns & toddlers.
    • They give voice notifications & beeps if the temperature is high.
    • Some brands provide a good quality temperature gun at an affordable cost.
    • Good investment for a family & health industry.
    • Great time saver.
    Cons:
    • As a mother of 18 months old baby boy, I prefer this temperature gun over other digital thermometers & thermometer checkers.
    • You can completely trust & make a good investment in a temperature gun. Really, you will thank me later ☺.

    3. Forehead thermometer strip:


    Specifications:

    • Made from premium quality materials that are safe and non-toxic
    • Flexible strip thermometer that adjusts to your baby's forehead for easy reading
    • Easy to use for reading temperatures anywhere,

    Pros:
    • Some strips have a beep sound feature (which is good)and some don't have. Please check the specifications before buying.
    • These are thin strips with temperature indicators in both Celcius & Fahrenheit.
    • They don't require batteries at all.
    • You just need to hold the strip against the skin to get the reading. Reading is pretty fast. Takes 3-5 seconds to change color.
    •  The change of color indicates the current body temperature. 
    Cons:
    • Temperature reading won't be accurate when compared to a digital thermometer.
    • Readings are not accurate in this type of thermometer.
    • Roughly gives an estimate of the body temperature.

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