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Kinsa Health Blog

Kinsa is on a mission to stop the spread of contagious illness and empower families to stay healthy. As a company dedicated to health and wellness, here you’ll find helpful tips for everyday living and parenting. Be sure to turn to your Kinsa Smart Thermometer for personalized guidance during an illness episode to soothe symptoms and feel better faster.


Diaper Rashes in Your Newborn

Congrats on your new baby! Diaper rashes are inevitable but there are some things we can do to help your little cutie out.

Common Signs of Illness in Newborns

Congrats on your new baby! While new babies are not quite as fragile as we fear, it's natural to wonder what we should be looking for in case they begin to feel sick.

Breast and/or Bottle Feeding Your Newborn

Congrats on your new baby! Whether you're bottle feeding or breastfeeding, it's about to become your most practiced hobby. Let's make sure you're feeding your baby comfortably!


CDC's Updated COVID Booster Recommendations

In February 2023, CDC's panel of experts updated their recommendations for COVID boosters moving forward based on the main goal of preventing severe disease (not necessarily infections). The summary? One shot per year is enough for everyone moving forward. However, we know that some people may have some more questions, so we wanted to dive into the reasoning behind the decision a bit more.

What is Your Baseline Temperature? Why Does it Matter?

Knowing what your body's baseline temperature is can help you spot changes in your health and take action early.

Essential Vitamins and Nutrients

You’re busy and want to get back to your life ASAP - I hear ya. Surely there are magical home remedies that will heal you overnight, right? While I won’t go that far, there are some vitamins and nutrients that may give your immune system a little boost.


Which Thermometer is Best for Infants and Babies?

Checking your baby’s temperature should be an easy process. We did the homework to find a list of the best thermometers in the market to keep your little one healthy.

How to Treat Baby's First Fever

As a new parent, you might be checking your baby's temperature quite often. If your newborn spikes a fever, here are some next steps to give them the best care.

How to Take a Baby's Rectal Temperature

Pediatricians recommend taking a baby's rectal temperature for accuracy. Use this step-by-step for taking rectal temperatures with a Kinsa smart thermometer.

General Tips

Health Effects of Daylight Saving Time

Does losing one hour of sleep really matter? Experts say yes. Learn how your health could be affected and what you can do to rebound from Daylight Saving Time.

Tips When Under the Weather

Specific tips for specific illnesses/symptoms are great - and we've got lots of 'em. But if you'd like the CliffsNotes version, you're in the right place.

Night Sweats. Why Do They Happen and What Can We Do?

Nearly half of adults experience night sweats for one reason or another. While most of them aren't worrisome, they are still quite disruptive to your sleep (and possibly your sleeping partner)!