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is it normal

is 97.2 a normal temp for a 3 month old from under the arm?

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eliesmommy1989

Asked by eliesmommy1989 at 10:52 AM on Oct. 11, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Yes ~ under the arm you add a degree to what the thermometer reads...so your baby's temp is 98.2. I
    workathomemama

    Answer by workathomemama at 10:56 AM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • The average for an adult is 98.6. When taking the temp under the arm, add a degree to it, and you'll get 98.2, which is't too low. If you're concerned, put a sweater or hat on the little one. Worry more if there's a 3 degree or more difference from the norm for your child. (My temp normally runs around 97 degrees. My son's is about the same.)
    BisketLiss

    Answer by BisketLiss at 10:56 AM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • I would say yes.. Anything above 100.3 is cause for concern.
    Lisa.Price

    Answer by Lisa.Price at 10:56 AM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • yes I would worry if it was 100
    krystal2010

    Answer by krystal2010 at 12:31 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • Yes it is.
    MountainMomma3

    Answer by MountainMomma3 at 12:54 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • yeah
    B00boo

    Answer by B00boo at 1:36 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

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