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Kinsa Health Blog

Kinsa is on a mission to stop the spread of contagious illness and empower families to stay healthy. As a company dedicated to health and wellness, here you’ll find helpful tips for everyday living and parenting. Be sure to turn to your Kinsa Smart Thermometer for personalized guidance during an illness episode to soothe symptoms and feel better faster.

Parenting

Diaper Rashes in Your Newborn

Congrats on your new baby! Diaper rashes are inevitable but there are some things we can do to help your little cutie out.

Common Signs of Illness in Newborns

Congrats on your new baby! While new babies are not quite as fragile as we fear, it's natural to wonder what we should be looking for in case they begin to feel sick.

Breast and/or Bottle Feeding Your Newborn

Congrats on your new baby! Whether you're bottle feeding or breastfeeding, it's about to become your most practiced hobby. Let's make sure you're feeding your baby comfortably!

Illness

How an Epidemiologist Handles Decision-Making in the Age of Omicron

Do I go to the gym? How should I respond to that dinner invite from friends? My favorite artist is having a concert, should I go? Lead epidemiologist, Danielle, walks through her risk-benefit calculus as she makes these daily decisions.

Influenza Care Guide

The flu is one of the most uncomfortable viruses to have. Find out what you can do to alleviate symptoms and learn when to reach out to the doctor.

My husband got COVID over Christmas break. Here's how we handled it.

My husband tested positive for COVID 3 days before Christmas. This meant my husband, myself and our two daughters spent the holidays attempting to make sense of the ever-changing COVID isolation guidelines.

Pregnancy

Which Thermometer is Best for Infants and Babies?

Checking your baby’s temperature should be an easy process. We did the homework to find a list of the best thermometers in the market to keep your little one healthy.

How to Treat Baby's First Fever

As a new parent, you might be checking your baby's temperature quite often. If your newborn spikes a fever, here are some next steps to give them the best care.

How to Take a Baby's Rectal Temperature

Pediatricians recommend taking a baby's rectal temperature for accuracy. Use this step-by-step for taking rectal temperatures with a Kinsa smart thermometer.

General Tips

Influenza Care Guide

The flu is one of the most uncomfortable viruses to have. Find out what you can do to alleviate symptoms and learn when to reach out to the doctor.

My husband got COVID over Christmas break. Here's how we handled it.

My husband tested positive for COVID 3 days before Christmas. This meant my husband, myself and our two daughters spent the holidays attempting to make sense of the ever-changing COVID isolation guidelines.

Sore Throat Care Guide

Ease the discomfort of a sore throat and know when to call the doctor.