My regular readers are aware that I am on Granny Daycare duty during most of the week.
The last 10 days have really put me to the test. Slugger, my 9 month old grandson, had his 9-month checkup recently, and received an immunization.
The next day, he came down with an extremely high fever of 103, along with associated teething pain and diaper rash.
To make a long story short, after multiple phone calls and trips to the doctor’s office, for the next 10 days he was home with prescribed antibiotics for a double ear infection, sore throat, yeast infection, runny nose, and possible upper respiratory infections. Everybody took turns staying home with him – me, Grandpa, my younger daughter as well as his mom and dad. There’s nothing like having a sick kid in the house. You just feel so badly for them, as it’s really difficult to communicate just “where it hurts.”
As a parent and grandparent, I have a pretty good idea, but the most accurate measurement of when to call the doctor is by taking a child’s temperature.
I’ve recently had the opporunity through Mom Fuseto review the Exergen TemporalScanner.
The Exergen TemporalScanner is an infrared thermometer that captures temperature by scanning the heat that comes off a person’s forehead (via the temporal artery).
It’s non-invasive, easy-to-use (only takes 2 seconds) and extremely accurate. Similar to gliding your hand across a child’s forehead, the Exergen TemporalScanner gauges body temperature by capturing the naturally emitted heat from skin over the temporal artery, which runs across the forehead and is directly connected to the heart via the cartoid artery.
How I wish something like this was around when I was a young mom! This high-tech thermometer is a great tool for Dr. Mom and for new/expecting parents. Since it’s non-invasive, there are no ears and no rears and parents don’t have to go through the painful experience of taking their sick toddler’s temperature . Do you ever feel like you need a helper with an extra set of hands to help you hold your moving baby or toddler?
Two dozen studies were conducted to test the accuracy and reliability of this thermometer, and almost 50 percent of hospitals and pediatricians are using the Exergen TemporalScanner as well as recommending it to parents everywhere.
- Only thermometer manufactured in the United States
- Environmentally Friendly-No Mercury
- Automatic Shut Off after 30 seconds
If you’re a mom, grandmom or daycare provider, put this on your list of must-haves for the First-Aid kit!
It’s also a great gift for the new mom-to-be for Baby Showers.
Available at WalMart, Walgreens, Costco, Babies R Us, Toys R Usand Sam’s Clubs nationwide.
Suggestion Retail: $50
For additional information, visit www.temporalscanner.com
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