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  • ComforTemp Thermometer -- Buy This For The Hottest Person You Know

    Oct 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Gives you fast, accurate results. Is easy to use.
    Cons: It is a bit expensive for a thermometer.

    Summary: My son recently went through a bout of Hand, Foot Mouth Disease (also known as Coxsackievirus)...see http://dannyzmom.epinions.com/kifm-review-28D5-849E520-39BAE863-prod1 for information on that wonderful experience. It all started with a fever. ... read more

  • 1st Baby Thermometer

    Jan 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quick and easy to use
    Cons: Price can run high

    Summary: I am a first time mom and in my opinion this thermometer works excellent when you are uncomfortable with giving a new born a anal thermometer. It is quick and easy and doesn't hurt you or the child. My daughter now ten months does not cry but actually ... read more

  • Not a good choice

    Nov 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Can't think of any
    Cons: sensor cap falls off easily, no customer service

    Summary: After purchasing other "The First Years" products, I reluctantly shelled out the $60+ for this thermometer, believing it was a quality product, and would be easy to use for my 1 year old. The manufacturer states that the "sensor ... read more

  • Answer those burning questions, fast!

    Nov 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quick, easy readings
    Cons: Sensor cap is flimsy

    Summary: Rectal thermometers, ewwww, yuck! Not to mention the look you get from your kids! Ear thermometers, ugh! They're no good for infants under 6 months and you have to get it in the ear just right, I never do. Glass or digital thermometers, no good for ... read more

  • Dumbfounded... Never Worked!

    Sep 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: everyone else likes it
    Cons: never worked. not once.

    Summary: *sigh* Yet another mistake in the annals of first-time moms registering for their baby showers! I had read all SORTS of things about how inaccurate ear thermometers are, and all the hospitals use underarm temps, etc. and so forth. So what better to ... read more

  • Quick, Accurate and Gentle!

    Apr 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Safe,Gentle,Easy and Accurate!
    Cons: Unbuttoning child's clothing if bundled up

    Summary: My daughter who is 17mos old came down with a virus 2 weeks ago. She was running 101.5 temperature according to my cheap inaccurate digital thermometer. I was in a panic because each reading if I did 3 in a row was a different temperature by at least 1 ... read more

  • Be Still Little One

    Mar 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Quick, and Easy
    Cons: Not always accurate

    Summary: I purchased this thermometer when my son was 9 months old. It works very well on a child that will not be still for you take his temp using any other method. However if you do not position it in the correct place under the arm you will not get a reading. ... read more

  • ComforTemp is so easy to use

    Feb 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use, fast accurate reading
    Cons: none!

    Summary: Before my daughter was born we couldn't decide on what kind of thermometer to use for our new baby. I didn't like the idea of using a rectal thermometer and from what I read about ear thermometers is that they are not recommended for use on newborns. I ... read more

  • Easy to read!

    Feb 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to read, not made of glass
    Cons: more expensive than a regular thermometer

    Summary: I have always worried about the possibility of having to use a glass thermometer in my baby's bottom! The thought was awful. Add to that the fact that I have never been comfortable reading a regular thermometer and you have the reason I looked for ... read more

  • very easy to use

    Feb 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use
    Cons: none

    Summary: I bought this thermometer at target about 1 yr ago. And I Love it. This thermometer is very easy to use. You just lift up there arm , snuggle the tip against there armpit close there arm and hit the button and you have a temperature in about 3 seconds. I ... read more

  • An easy to use thermometer

    Jan 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very easy to use
    Cons: Pricey

    Summary: The ComforTemp Thermometer was a God send for us. The first day we brought our son home from the hospital we worried about his temperature. He was so tiny and precious (and still is precious), that neither my husband or I could fathom the thought of ... read more

  • Fever or not? Now you'll know...

    Jan 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, instant readings
    Cons: no shut off, caps often need replacing (every month or two)

    Summary: Having a child requires having thermometers. But, have you ever tried sticking a thermometer in your babies rear-end? Not a pleasant experience, huh? Not for you OR your baby! The comfortemp thermometer is so MUCH easier, simply put the thermometer ... read more

  • Taking temps made easy

    Jan 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast, accurate
    Cons: expensive

    Summary: I think this is the greatest invention. I suppose I am not the only mom who cannot read an old fashioned thermometer! This digital one saves me a lot of hassle. It is very easy to use and accurate. All you have to do is place the top underneath of the ... read more

  • fast and easy but...

    Dec 31, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: quick, easy, accurate
    Cons: covers dent easily and hard to find replacements

    Summary: My husband bought this thermometer when I sent him out to get medicine for my sick daughter late one night. I was if-fy about it's reliability, it had just come out, there were troubles with the instant ear thermometers (needing to take multiple ... read more

  • ComforTemp is great!

    Oct 26, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: quick read-out, easy to use, no need to buy probe covers
    Cons: hard to find sensor cap replacements

    Summary: This thermometer is very is to use and gives you a read-out very quickly. It's extremely helpful when you have sick kids who don't want to be bothered, but need to have their temperature taken. One good thing is that you don't need to buy probe covers ... read more

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