Thinking about getting one since it has great reviews on walmart.com, but don't know if it will even be used. Is it a necessity??
I registered for this one because it's only $3.50 and could double as a little bath toy.
We have a duck with "HOT" on the bottom that changes colors if the water temp is too hot. I found it useful for the first few baths because I wasn't sure what would be considered too hot. I like it now because anyone who gives a bath can check the temp to make sure it isn't too hot for baby. You don't need more than one and you probably don't even need to register for it. I think I got like 3 or 4 and had to return several of them because I only needed one.
emsrdh03:I have the little ducky that says "HOT" when it's too hot. Not sure if mine is broken, but the water literally had to be stone cold to not say hot. Even if it was the slightest bit warm it made the word hot appear. So for me, it was pretty useless.
Agreed - the duck is a waste. Mine says "hot" even when lukewarm. Oh, and we have 2...
Don't worry about getting it for a thermometer, but if you want it as a toy - go for it.
For the water temp we use our hands/arms and common sense.
makclair:You do not need one. Just test the water with your own hands/arms.
This is what we do- easy enough and it's free!
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