I’m In Love…With My New Thermometer

When Boy was an itty-bitty and suffered from chronic bronchitis, taking his temp was a challenge.  It was either by armpit as a baby (I never felt comfortable with checking by way of the nether regions) or by mouth as a youngster.  Both ways left me wondering if I got an accurate reading.

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Right before Sweet E was born, I was shopping and found a techy thermometer on sale: Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer.  I picked up the package and read the details, side-eying the amazing claims, but threw it in my basket anyway.  Why?  I figured if the truth lived up to the hype, then I had just discovered a thermometer miracle.

As soon as I got home, I Googled the product (what did we do before Google?!) and the reviews had me at “Best Baby Care Product.” So, I did what any grandma-to-be would do: I took it to Boy and Girl, so they would never have to struggle with Sweet E’s temp-taking.

 

Exergen Thermometerpic source: Amazon

You see that pretend momma, swiping that real thermometer across her fake son’s forehead?  Well….THAT’S ALL THERE IS TO IT!

How do I know?

#1) Boy advised that they have already used it on Sweet E and it worked like it was designed/promised.

#2) I bought one for our household and used it on myself.

The product description: The TemporalScanner Thermometer is a totally non-invasive system with advanced infrared technology providing maximum ease of use with quick, consistently accurate measurements. Advanced, patented technology measures temperatures with a gentle stroke across the forehead. The TemporalScanner Thermometer has been clinically tested for accuracy compared to rectal thermometers and temperature sensors inserted in the heart during course of patient treatment and accepted for use in major hospitals, making it the ideal thermometer for use with newborns, infants, children or adults. The TemporalScanner has patented software, providing arterial heat balance. This unique process determines temperature by accurately measuring the balance between the tissues warming from arterial blood and tissues cooling (warming) caused by heat loss (gain) to the environment.

I’ll break it down for you: It works with no probing.

BOOM!

Want it?  Neeeeed it?  Gotta have it?  Order HERE.

So far, I have purchased three of these bad boys as baby gifts.

One Caveat: Once you use it, you won’t want to stop.  I think I took my temperature at least 10 times while writing this post.

 

 

 

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Comments

  1. I’ve had one of these for years…. I love it and my three year old love it too. Half the time he does the swipe on his own and just shows me the #s!

  2. Mrs. Tucker–Thanks for stopping by my blog the other day! As for the techy thermometer…my daughter has one for my grandson and you’re right…it is sooooooooooooo cool! And so easy to use. Take care!

  3. Technology just keeps making life simpler!

  4. I went to see a doctor recently and they totally used on of those on me! I was like “What the heck!” because I’d never seen one before, but apparently health care professionals are using them now too!

  5. Love that it’s not just me who does obsessive taking of their own temperature 😉

  6. Totally agree! Best thermometer ever. I’m obsessed with taking my son’s temperature (don’t they always feel warm?!) , and this makes it SO much easier. I just learned at the doctor’s office that you can also take it with this behind their ear. Love your blog and just stopping by from the Mum’s make list linky party 🙂

  7. Sally Kabak says:

    Interesting, haven’t seen those in New Zealand. I have a therometer that goes in the ear, works well wouldn’t swap it.

  8. Hooray for a good thermometer. When my little girl was born I was gifted a digital thermometer, but the thing never reads the same temp. twice. This is heading to the top of my “must-haves” list for baby #2 coming in July. Thanks so SO much!

    • Mrs. Tucker says:

      You are so welcome. Two new babies in my life are now the proud owners of this thermometer. It’s my official go-to gift.

  9. I would have loved this when my children were little. Good review. A great gift for my daughter (mother of 4). At 60-some percent off it’s a good deal, too.

  10. I have this thermometer and LOVE it! With no kids around (at least not often), I use it a lot on myself. Came in very handy the last few weeks when I was feeling so cruddy. My oldest (30) will actually drive to my house to borrow it when she’s feeling sick. Definitely worth having!

  11. Thanks so much for sharing at the Baby Shower – look forward to seeing you at this week’s party Alice x

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