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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!


New COVID Vaccines: FAQ

Earlier this week, FDA approved the newest round of COVID vaccines, and CDC has recommended them for everyone ages 6 months and above. Shots will become available later this week.

Latest COVID Guidance

COVID-19 guidelines and recommendations have been constantly changing for more than 3 years now. We've done our best to summarize the current COVID landscape so everything is in one place. {Last updated: September 25, 2023}

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). We know that some people may have more questions, so we wanted to dive into the reasoning behind these recommendations a bit more.


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 thermometers in the market for comparison.

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)!