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Parenting

Parenting can be hard, but our Kinsa community and medical experts are here to provide tips to make it just a bit easier. Find answers to common parenting questions and be sure to turn to your Kinsa Smart Thermometer for personalized guidance during your child’s next illness episode.

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.

Signs of a Teething Baby

Teething age varies, but you can look for baby teething signs like fussiness, drooling and sore gums. Find symptoms and remedies for your baby's first teeth.

Is my baby sick or teething?

It can be hard to tell if your baby's symptoms are from them teething or are actual signs of illness. Here's what to look out for and best next steps.

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.

How to Get Kids to Take Medicine

Giving medicine to kids can be difficult, but parents have to do what’s best for their children’s health. Here are some tips and tricks to make medicine-taking a little easier.

Hidden Germs That Are Making Your Child Sick

We know germs are everywhere. We compiled a list of the biggest germ hotspots that need closer attention. Find out which ones may be making your kids sick.

Common Baby Safety Concerns

Baby Safety Month is in September, but parents want to keep their babies safe all through the year. Here are some top baby safety tips for at home and in public.

Back to School: What to Pack to Prevent Cold & Flu

With kids returning to school and in-person learning, cold and flu could increase. We created a shopping list with all the essentials to keep your kids healthy this school season.

Acetaminophen, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, or Naproxen: How Do I Know What to Give My Child?

From ibuprofen to acetaminophen, over-the-counter medicines for kids can be confusing. We made a short guide to help you safely choose the right medicine for your kids.

7 Baby Medicine Cabinet Must Haves

Stock your baby's medicine cabinet to be prepared for anything when illness strikes. Make sure to include a cold medicine, fever reducer and gas relief option.

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.

10 Tips for Keeping Baby Safe

Need to know how to keep a new baby safe at home? These 10 safety tips for babies will teach you how to baby proof your house, care for your infant and more.

20 Facts About Toddlers

The toddler stage from ages 1-3 is an important one! Learn 20 fun and interesting facts about toddlers, from potty training to emotions to picky eating.