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Old 07-04-2012, 03:56 PM   #7
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Re: What is the best way to take an infant's temperature?

For the first 2 or 3, I'd take the temp rectally because fevers are much more serious in a baby that little, and I need to have an accurate reading. After that, I take temps under arm or something. My 9 month old had her first fever a week or so ago, and never felt I needed to check her temp rectally, I had enough info from the under arm measurement.
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