Calpol Digital Ear Thermometer £21.99 @ Tesco Direct
It is really important to have a reliable means of testing a child’s temperature and the ear thermometers are among the most accurate. Down from £32.99 this price offers you a saving of £11 and nets you double clubcard points.
This battery operated thermometer is fast and accurate and should give you measurement in one second. It is easy to use and gentle on baby and even has a fever alert built in. The kit includes hygienic probe covers and an illuminated display.
I can’t tell you how useful it is to have an illuminated display. We bought an underarm thermometer before we had our child (oh such innocence) and it was the most pointless idea ever. She wouldn’t sit still long enough for it to take her temperature, it took ages and ages to assess her temperature and then, to top it all off, there was no digital readout so we had to turn all the lights on to do this.
When you’re nursing a sick child and don’t want to wake them, not having an illuminated display could mean the end of your sleep for the rest of the night. So, yes, this thermometer looks to be a good price with the right accoutrements.
Thanks to nicola-picola at HUKD!