General Health & Wellness • Dec 14, 2017

How to Take a Child’s Temperature

One of the first questions your pediatrician will ask when you call in with a sick child is whether he or she has a fever. With so many devices on the market, what’s the best way to take a child’s temperature? Different pediatricians have different suggestions, but I think a rectal temperature offers the most accurate read. Here’s how to take a proper temperature.