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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

Kid Hydration: How Much is Enough as the Weather Heats Up?

Adults typically need 8 glasses of water per day, but what about kids? Especially as the weather gets warmer, here’s how to keep the little ones properly hydrated.

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.

Travel with Kids: How to Stay Healthy

Traveling with kids while making sure no one falls sick can be intimidating. With proper planning, you can ensure the whole family stays healthy throughout the trip.

Illness

Fever Ranges by Different Methods

Did you know oral, underarm and rectal temperature readings will vary? Rectal temperatures tend to be the most accurate and best for fever readings. Be sure to note what method was used to take your temperature.

COVID-19 Vaccine 101: Your Top 4 Questions Answered

We worked with doctors and nurses to help answer popular questions about COVID-19 vaccines. Learn about the side effects, variants and different efficacy rates.

Travel with Kids: How to Stay Healthy

Traveling with kids while making sure no one falls sick can be intimidating. With proper planning, you can ensure the whole family stays healthy throughout the trip.

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

Kid Hydration: How Much is Enough as the Weather Heats Up?

Adults typically need 8 glasses of water per day, but what about kids? Especially as the weather gets warmer, here’s how to keep the little ones properly hydrated.

Tips to Keep Your Kids Healthy This Summer

Summer calls for kids playing with their friends and spending more time outside. Summer also calls for its share of seasonal illnesses. Here’s how to be best prepared.

Cold and Flu Prevention & Healthy Habits

We fully believe that prevention is better than cure. Here are some lifelong tips to keep in your back pocket if you want to prevent a cold or flu bout.