Normal Body Temperature For Infants Armpit
Normal temperature in babies sometimes babies and young children have higher body temperature ranges than adults for armpit and ear measurements.
Normal body temperature for infants armpit. For infants 3 to 12 months old recommended options include a digital rectal axillary armpit or tympanic ear temperature measurement. A systematic review published in april 2000 in bmj found that there was wide variation between axillary and rectal temperatures. 964 f to 1004 f 358 c to 380 c. 979 f to 1004 f 366 c to 380 c axillary.
Although the average body temperature is 9860f 370c your normal body temperature might be slightly higher or lower. An axillary temperature will normally be lower than a rectal temperature. The normal body temperature ranges using these devices are. A normal body temperature for infants aged 02.