https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/infant-and-toddler-health/in-depth/thermometer/art-20047410

Mar 26, 2019 ... Are thermometer guidelines different for babies and older children? ... Armpit temperatures are typically the least accurate of the three.

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/fever.html

The hypothalamus knows what temperature your body should be (usually around ... Immunizations: Babies and kids sometimes get a low-grade fever after getting ... measured rectally (in the bottom): 100.4°F (38°C); measured in an axillary ...

https://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/fever_and_temperature_taking

Babies younger than 6 months old should see a doctor when they have a fever. ... If an axillary temperature does not show a fever but your child feels warm and ...

https://www.seattlechildrens.org/conditions/a-z/fever-how-to-take-the-temperature/

An armpit temp is the safest and is good for screening. If the armpit temp ... Reason: If young babies have a fever, they need to see a doctor now. New research ...

https://www.livestrong.com/article/513301-the-rules-for-taking-a-babys-armpit-temperature/

When you are taking baby's temperature, you want to do it right. Taking an axillary temperature -- under the armpit -- is more time-consuming and often less  ...

https://www.gohealthuc.com/library/baby-fever-temperature

It's normal for your baby's temperature to fluctuate for various reasons: from physical exertion, taking a ... Axillary (armpit) temperature of 99ºF (37.2ºC) or higher.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2819919/

Babies younger than 6 months old should see a doctor when they have a fever. ... Although taking a temperature under the armpit isn't as precise, it will let you ...

http://www.womenandinfants.org/services/pregnancy/newborn-care/taking-your-babys-temperature.cfm

Taking Your Babies Temperature. ... Hold the thermometer at a 45-degree angle and place the bulb in the baby's armpit. Hold your baby's arm snugly against his ...

https://www.uwhealthkids.org/parenting-in-the-early-years/taking-temperatures/35615

Apr 24, 2017 ... The normal baby has an oral temperature of 98.6° F. An underarm temperature is slightly lower and a rectal temperature is slightly higher.

https://www.verywellhealth.com/fever-checking-your-childs-temperature-2633579

Nov 23, 2018 ... ... (oral, rectal, underarm, ear) is best to help you check your child's temperature for a fever. ... What You Should Know About Babies and Fevers.