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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

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer
 
4.6

(based on 198 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (155)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (87)
  • Accurate (51)
  • Durable (37)
  • Acts quickly (35)
  • Great value (35)

Cons

  • Unreliable (3)

Best Uses

  • Infants (98)
  • Newborns (32)
  • Toddler (29)
  • Young children (29)
  • Preemies (28)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (123), Parent of two or more children (28), Working parent (21), Medical professional (13), Stay at home parent (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (57), Yes (5)

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 198 customers

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4.0

Great product

By Mama2Reed

from Modesto, ca

About Me First Time Parent

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Verified Buyer

Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

Great product. It takes the guess work about how far to put the thermometer. When my son had a fever after his shots this came in handy and he didn't even notice that I was ever taking his temperature.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Very accurate

By Kim

from Maine

About Me First Time Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Young Children

    Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

    Very accurate and easy to use.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    I would recommend this product!

    By Danielle

    from Tinton falls, NJ

    About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Realistic

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

        This thermometer is very accurate and extremely easy to use!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        4.0

        Does the job

        By J

        from Minnesota

        About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

            The product works and gets the job done. Your basic thermometer.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Easy to use and comfortable for baby

            By Momnurse

            from Bedford NH

            About Me First Time Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                I wanted this thermometer because it is the most accurate way to check baby's temperature. This one is small, not over priced and easy to use. It can not be mistaken for an oral thermometer

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Must have

                By FirstTimeMommmy

                from Seattle

                About Me First Time Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Realistic

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                    I haven't actually used this product yet because my little girl isn't here for a few more weeks. However, I received it as a shower gift from my aunt who is a baby whisperer. She swears by these things. Some people use a normal thermometer and end up hurting their baby by accidently inserting too far. Yikes! Vicks is a solid brand that I've always used. While I hate the idea of needing to use this on a sweet little baby, I know it will come in handy.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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                    5.0

                    Great for small babies

                    By CT

                    from Lewisville, Texas

                    About Me First Time Parent, Working Parent

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Great Value

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                        This is perfect. I was using a digital scan over the head when our pediatrician recommended we check our little one's temperature rectally. Naturally I was nervous but this came with simple instructions and gives a fast 10 second read for the most accurate temperature.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Excellent product

                        By Colby

                        from Washington, PA

                        About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Young Children

                          Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                          Very easy to use.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Quick, easy, accurate.

                          By Arit16

                          from Charleston, SC

                          About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Realistic

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                              A must have item to have on hand. Takes temperature quickly, within a few seconds, and beeps when the reading is available.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Buying again for third baby

                              By Jen

                              from Bucks County, PA

                              About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

                              Pros

                              • Accurate
                              • Durable
                              • Good design

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Young Children

                                Comments about Vicks Rectal Baby Thermometer:

                                I highly recommend this thermometer for all new babies. I got this as a baby shower gift for my first daughter, and now with my third child I'm buying it again. Works super fast, accurate, and lasts a long time. The design is great too, it ensures you do not insert too far.

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                                • No

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