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Temperature Chart Guide. Good for learning vitals & determining what a normal baseline is.
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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, normal baby temperature ranges from 97-100.3 degrees Fahrenheit. To qualify as fever, your baby’s temperature must register 100.4 degrees, or higher, on a rectal thermometer. So, that’s the “technical” definition of a fever. In terms of “what is a normal baby temperature?”

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, normal baby temperature ranges from 97-100.3 degrees Fahrenheit. To qualify as fever, your baby’s temperature must register 100.4 degrees, or higher, on a rectal thermometer. So, that’s the “technical” definition of a fever. In terms of “what is a normal baby temperature?”

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Wondering if your temps are normal? Before you ovulate (follicular phase), temps are usually 97-97.8°F. After ovulation, they usually jump up to 98-98.8°F. If your follicular temps are consistently below 97° or even in the very low 97's, sometimes this can indicate thyroid issues. After ovulation, the higher the temps the better (generally speaking). Ideally, you'd want to see temps in the 98.3-98.6 range. Lower temps can sometimes indicate low progesterone, sluggish metabolism, thyroid…

Wondering if your temps are normal? Before you ovulate (follicular phase), temps are usually 97-97.8°F. After ovulation, they usually jump up to 98-98.8°F. If your follicular temps are consistently below 97° or even in the very low 97's, sometimes this can indicate thyroid issues. After ovulation, the higher the temps the better (generally speaking). Ideally, you'd want to see temps in the 98.3-98.6 range. Lower temps can sometimes indicate low progesterone, sluggish metabolism, thyroid…

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If you love infographics, get ready to geek out over this collection of visual cheatsheets designed for new parents and pregnancy. Consider these 25 one-pagers your manual to parenthood. From showing you what to pack in your diaper bag, to how to dress your baby for bedtime to what poop is normal, they’ll help you save time and give you important info at a glance. Here’s one case in which...

If you love infographics, get ready to geek out over this collection of visual cheatsheets designed for new parents and pregnancy. Consider these 25 one-pagers your manual to parenthood. From showing you what to pack in your diaper bag, to how to dress your baby for bedtime to what poop is normal, they’ll help you save time and give you important info at a glance. Here’s one case in which...

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This makes my heart melt! Beautiful baby twins, Baby girl on left is not expected to survive, however when her twin was placed in the incubator with her, he placed his arm over her, and her temp rose, her heart stabilised and she lived! Ah amazing!

This makes my heart melt! Beautiful baby twins, Baby girl on left is not expected to survive, however when her twin was placed in the incubator with her, he placed his arm over her, and her temp rose, her heart stabilised and she lived! Ah amazing!

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According to two distinguished pediatricians the NUMBERS DON'T MATTER when it comes to a fever:    "There is no 'number' on a thermometer that requires a trip to the Emergency Department. Nope, not even 104F degrees. With very specific exceptions, kids do not have to maintain a “normal” temperature during times of illness."    ~ Natasha Bergert, MD    Here's what to watch for instead of the numbers and how to bring a fever down naturally when needed.

According to two distinguished pediatricians the NUMBERS DON'T MATTER when it comes to a fever: "There is no 'number' on a thermometer that requires a trip to the Emergency Department. Nope, not even 104F degrees. With very specific exceptions, kids do not have to maintain a “normal” temperature during times of illness." ~ Natasha Bergert, MD Here's what to watch for instead of the numbers and how to bring a fever down naturally when needed.

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"Man Reading Thermometer"  Norman Rockwell cover of The Literary Digest published January 17, 1920.    The alternate title for this work is "Fifteen Below Zero".

"Man Reading Thermometer" Norman Rockwell cover of The Literary Digest published January 17, 1920. The alternate title for this work is "Fifteen Below Zero".

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