Filed under: Healthy KidsKids may "rough house" all the time, but in reality they are very delicate little creatures. And when they get sick they usually get really sick, leaving the parents sleepless, worried, and a little panicky over how best to get them to take their medicine and wondering whether that fever is finally going to come down.
Fevers might be one of the scariest things to deal with when it comes to children being sick, because just a degree or two in the wrong direction can have such serious consequences. So making sure you're comfortable in taking your child's temperature can go a long way to alleviating some of that worry as far as accuracy goes and g ive you some peace of mind. Click here for the basics on what kind of thermometer to use for what ages, along with some other tips from The American Academy of Family Physicians.