The Safety 1st Gentle Read Rectal Thermometer is our choice for reading baby's temperatures. The pediatric community recommends using rectal thermometers for babies from 0 - 3 months, and even for children up to 3 years old, because they provide the most accurate measurements.
This thermometer is designed to take a reading in 8 seconds with a beep letting you know it's ready, while also storing the most recent temperature in its memory. With a flexible tip and over-insertion guard, it goes in easily limiting you and your baby's discomfort. The replaceable, long-lasting battery allows you to hold onto to this rectal thermometer for many years, serving multiple children throughout its lifetime.
The most commonly cited likes for this product are:
- Fast readings
- Easy to use
- Comfortable for baby
User reviews frequently note these disadvantages:
- Several reviewers have noted delivery with dead batteries