Review of the best baby thermometers | Top Expert
An electronic thermometer is a modern and reliable means of measuring temperature. Its operation is based on the sensor readings, which are digitized and displayed on the display. And the high sensitivity of the device allows you to get the most accurate readings.
Modern models of thermometers differ in the principle of operation, structure and other parameters. It is important for any mother to have high-quality medical devices at hand.
The best non-contact infrared thermometers
CS Medica KIDS CS-88
CS Medica KIDS CS-88
Fairly accurate infrared non-contact thermometer. The manufacturer claims a maximum allowable error of 0.2˚С, but some users write that it can be higher. But compared to other similar thermometers, this model has much less negative reviews. Equally quickly and effectively measures the temperature of the body, water, baby food.
It measures very quickly — in 1 second, after the end of the measurement it gives a signal. Thanks to the backlit display, you can turn off the lights at night and not disturb the sick child unnecessarily. An additional advantage is the measurement memory for 24 cells, which allows you to track the change in the temperature of the child during the illness. This model has more advantages than disadvantages.
- ease of operation;
- high precision for infrared thermometer;
- small size and lightness;
- measurement log.
- some come across not very accurate copies.
Infrared thermometer Sensitec NF3010 is one of the best-selling models in Russia, which is produced in the Netherlands. There is a function of data calibration, saving the results for further comparison. It has a liquid crystal display with backlight and the ability to select the temperature measurement mode: for the body and the surface of any liquid. Advanced interface, you can choose the measurement system — Celsius or Fahrenheit. There is an auto-off feature.
The manufacturer gives a 12 month warranty. Sensitec equipment is used by medical professionals in hospitals and clinics. The thermometer comes with a case, detailed instructions and a screwdriver for changing the battery. It is convenient that you can turn off the sound and not wake the child. Accuracy varies from device to device. In the reviews, some users note such a pattern in measurements: up to 37 °, the error is 0.3 °, after — 1 ° and 1.2 ° degrees, but this may be due to a violation of the measurement rules. The Sensitec thermometer has earned the trust of both specialists and ordinary users.
- convenient management;
- extended equipment
- possibility of calibration;
- recommended by experts.
- measurement errors are possible.
A functional infrared thermometer can measure the temperature of not only the body, but also water, air and surfaces. This is very appreciated by young mothers — with one device you can check the temperature of the water in the bathroom, in the children’s room and measure it in a child. The manufacturer claims a minimum error of 0.1˚С, his words are confirmed by the majority of user reviews. But some of them claim that the error at temperatures above 37˚С is 1.5-2˚С. This may be due to both a factory defect of the product, and incorrect measurement. When buying, it is recommended to pay attention to the country of origin — Italian devices are better and more accurate than Chinese ones.
The memory log is designed for the last 32 measurements, thanks to which you can control temperature fluctuations during the day and throughout the illness. A characteristic drawback of the model is the incorrect measurement of the air temperature in the room. With the rest of the tasks, he copes perfectly.
- high measurement accuracy with an error of 0.1˚С;
- capacious memory magazine;
- affordable cost.
- does not cope with the measurement of air temperature;
- there are less accurate examples of Chinese production.
The best electronic thermometers for children
Canpol Babies Digital
Canpol Babies Digital
The electronic thermometer Canpol Babies of Taiwan origin has earned a lot of positive feedback. Readings are stable, although they may differ by 0.8-1 °C. It has a soft tip that bends and turns, thanks to which the thermometer is perfectly fixed on any part of the body. The device has a special sensor that informs about the end of the measurement. The shell is plastic, the device is lightweight, convenient to take with you. The display is small, but the letters are large and easy to read.
The thermometer is made of safe materials, does not exude odor and does not contain dyes. According to consumer reviews, the only inconvenience is the measurement time — 3-4 minutes. At this time, you need to keep the child still, distracting him with a toy. Resistant in daily use, it is easy to clean with a regular cloth, even withstands water ingress.
- convenient to use;
- does not cause allergies
- high measurement accuracy.
- long measurement.
Omron Eco Temp Basic
Omron Eco Temp Basic
Country of manufacture — China, made according to the project of Japanese engineers. The inexpensive device takes into account all the standard indicators, as well as additional options: water resistance and attractive design. Management is carried out by one button. The case is durable and safe to use — made of nickel, weight is only 11 grams. For convenience, a protective case is provided.
The thermometer comes with detailed instructions in English and Russian. The manufacturer through retail networks gives a guarantee of 3 years. Of the shortcomings — the battery runs out quickly, and, therefore, the readings may be inaccurate. With a good battery, it works with a minimum error of 0.1-0.2 ° C. The Omron thermometer is an inexpensive and effective device for measuring the temperature of children and adults.
- high measurement accuracy;
- good quality;
- affordable price.
- the tip does not bend;
- there are instances with a greater error.
Electronic thermometer for axillary temperature measurement with a very interesting design in the shape of a duck at the end. Children use it with pleasure and without persuasion. The thermometer for children is produced by a fairly well-known English manufacturer — usually the quality is good, but there are also negative reviews complaining about a large error. The claimed measurement time is 10 seconds, in fact, to get real readings, the child needs to hold the thermometer for up to 6 minutes. To achieve more accurate readings, some users recommend taking the temperature in the mouth and holding it for some time after the beep.
The thermometer turns off automatically, even if you forget to turn it off, which ensures a long battery life of up to a year (depending on the activity of use). The thermometer comes with a plastic case.
- interesting design that children like;
- sufficiently accurate temperature measurement;
- low cost.
- instead of 10 seconds, the temperature should be measured within 4-6 minutes.
The best thermometer bracelets for kids
ITherm iFever thermometer bracelet
The device is designed specifically for babies. Allows you to measure the temperature even of a newborn without the participation of an adult. The strap is easily adjustable and fixed in the underarm area. Runs on CR battery. Data is transmitted using the Bluetooth 4.0 system, the range is up to 18 meters. The device is especially relevant in the early days of illness, when the temperature rises constantly and abruptly. The device allows you to find out the state of the baby, without disturbing him and without disturbing his sleep. The thermometer bracelet ITherm iFever is made of safe materials and even with increased activity, the elements are not dangerous for the child.
- the ability to monitor temperature changes online;
- Ease of use;
- data accuracy.
- high price;
- cannot be found on the free market.
Turbo Smart bracelet thermometer
The Turbo Smart bracelet thermometer is recommended for children under 3 years of age. Easy to use — all you need to do is download one of the free apps listed in the instructions and sync the device with your phone or tablet. The device saves data for the day and generates a graph of temperature decrease and increase.
The manufacturer gives a 3 year warranty. The strap is made of soft fabric that does not damage the baby’s skin. The bracelet practically does not interfere with children, it is difficult for a child to rip it off on their own. Consumer feedback confirms the high accuracy of measurements, deviations are possible by 0.1–0.3 ° C, but only with good fixation. If the thermometer slides down from the armpit, more serious deviations are possible. In the product description there is a phrase that the bracelet thermometer is an auxiliary device for additional control. So it’s not worth using only a bracelet in the treatment of a baby.
- accurate readings;
- cheaper than similar devices;
- comfortable in using.
- for accurate results, tight fixation in the axillary region is required.
Xiaomi Miaomiaoce Smart
Xiaomi Miaomiaoce Smart bracelet thermometer
This thermometer does not belong to the category of bracelets, but is closer to them in terms of characteristics than the main types of thermometers. This is a one-of-a-kind product from Xiaomi, known for its constant development of innovative solutions. The thermometer is a small (17 mm) silicone washer with a metal base. It is attached to the skin with a special adhesive pad, due to its low weight (8 g) it is practically not felt on the body. This “washer” is a sensor that connects to a smartphone through a special application and transfers all recorded data to it. The thermometer can work up to 20 consecutive days. When the temperature rises, an alarm sounds on the smartphone.
The silicone case and fixing pads are hypoallergenic, so the thermometer can be used to monitor the temperature even in newborns. The sensor is best fixed in the chest area. According to the manufacturer, the error is no more than 0.1˚С, which is confirmed by the reviews of many users.
- unique design;
- constant monitoring of the temperature of the child;
- high measurement accuracy;
- minimum weight and dimensions.
- the thermometer is not sold in ordinary pharmacies, it must be ordered via the Internet.