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Product Description

Vicks Baby Rectal Thermometer for ages infant to 2 years old brings new innovation to the thermometer market; its design has been tailored to the specific anatomical area being measured. This design makes rectal temperature-taking quicker, more accurate and, best of all, more comfortable for the baby. Parent-friendly features include an ergonomic, compact size; a guard against over-insertion; a flexible tip; and a large backlit LCD positioned on the side for easy viewing. In addition, the thermometer only requires one hand to operate, freeing the other hand to soothe the infant.

Features

  • 10 second readings
  • Short probe tip for safe reading

Additional Info

270935

39BD5831

328785509342

V934

0.1 pounds

7.0 x 2.7 x 2.0

How to Get It


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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer
 
4.5

(based on 137 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (105)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (86)
  • Accurate (49)
  • Acts quickly (35)
  • Reliable (34)
  • Effective (30)

Cons

  • Unreliable (3)

Best Uses

  • Infants (98)
  • Newborns (32)
  • Toddler (29)
  • Preemies (28)
  • Newborn (25)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (85), Medical professional (13), Parent of two or more children (13), Average health (8), Child care professional (3)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

The ONLY thermometer worth buying!

I've had this thermometer for over 2 years now & it's the ONLY one I would trust. As a new mom, I wanted to avoid this type of thermometer, so I tried...Read complete review

I've had this thermometer for over 2 years now & it's the ONLY one I would trust. As a new mom, I wanted to avoid this type of thermometer, so I tried all the other types of "easier" thermometers on the market (none of which could give an accurate or consistant reading). When my baby/child is sick accuracy & consistancy of a thermometer is SO important! A degree or even a fraction of a degree can make a big difference. So glad I found this thermometer! It's the best & it's very fast & easy. The design of the short probe with the fat handle is great for when you feel like you don't know what you're doing as a 1st time mom! Love it!

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Stopped working; replacement failed too

I liked the short tip and the quick read, but after about 15 months of infrequent use, it stopped working. [...]

I liked the short tip and the quick read, but after about 15 months of infrequent use, it stopped working. [...]

Reviewed by 137 customers

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2.0

Takes to long

By Ally

from Rocky point ny

Verified Buyer

Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

It works great it just takes really long to read the temperature
With a crazy 9 month old on my hands I can't get an accurate reading

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5.0

Love the product

By Coco

from Waco

About Me First Time Parent, Working Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy Assembly
  • Great Value

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Young Children

    Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

    I've been using the old fashion thermometer since I had my son and I to sing to him so he can be still. So I did my research on digital ones and found great reviews from this one so I went to buy it. It' gives me the temp very fast and it doesn't bother my son at all. I will tell the soon to be moms to product this

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I have nothing bad to say about it

    By LittleLoomis

    from Philadelphia, PA

    About Me First Time Parent, Working Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

          I have nothing bad to say about this thermometer.
          1) The short tip guarantees that I don't injure my child, but also ensures it's inserted enough that I can get accurate reading.
          2) We've used it for 2+ years and have had perfect readings every time.
          3) It's super easy to clean with rubbing alcohol.
          4) It snaps easily into the case to keep the thermometer clean in between uses.
          5) I even like the blue color because it makes it easy to find in the drawer.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          Hands down best baby thermometer!

          By Grandma and nurse Sue

          from Buffalo NY

          About Me Grandparent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

              This thermometer is so easy to use, but the most important thing is the short probe that is gentle to baby! No worries about inserting too deeply for the new mom! Easy to grip wide handle, bright and clear display...I love these so much that I stop at ToysRUs and purchase one for every baby shower I go to! Safe for even the tiniest baby and easy to use!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great for infants

              By Lindsay H

              from Phoenix, AZ

              About Me First Time Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy Assembly
              • Great Value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Young Children

                Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                I've been looking for an accurate way to take my infant's temperature. The digital temple thermometer I bought was no good. My pediatrician recommended this Vicks thermometer but the thought of using one scared me. This item is easy to use because it shows you exactly how far to insert it and only takes 10 seconds to give a reading--a good thing when you have a wriggling infant like I do!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                You need this Thermometer!

                By mom of superbaby

                from Madison,FL

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Safe for baby

                Cons

                • Water Base Lubricant Only

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                  This is a must get for your babies especially for new moms. Its safe for those who dont know how far to insert the traditionally thermometers recatlly, and since the doctors want a baby butt temperature when you call in till at least two longer for some. Just make sure you use a water base lubricant like KY jelly. This thermometer is not compatible with petrolium jelly/vasiline. Its a must have for baby.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  5.0

                  Great purchase!

                  By Tony

                  from Reno, NV

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                        As a first time mother I did my research before buying a thermometer and this was an amazing find. It was affordable and it worked great.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        Comment on this review

                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        2 months and not working

                        By fuzzman

                        from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

                        Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                        It worked great for the first month then it started to make a noise when you start it up and it would stop after a minute sometimes not at all. it was working then stopped while on. Now it wont turn on at all and the green light flashes very dim and quickly.

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                        5.0

                        Vicks thermometer

                        By Vicks

                        from Pittsburgh pa

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                        Works great!

                        Comment on this review

                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        2months and dead

                        By bane45

                        from usa

                        Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                        Worked great for maybe 2months then didn't work at all green light flashed and that was it. Total rip off! Paid 50 bucks for it and now nothing.

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