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9 month old temperature Fo Shizzle My Nizzle 1 child; Holtsville, New York 516 posts
5th Jan '13

Is a rectal reading of 96.7 too low?? DD is 9 months old.

Lily's Mama 1 child; Washington 476 posts
5th Jan '13

Yes. It should be above 97.3. Wrap baby in a blanket and check in about 15 min. If it is still low call the doctor.

..Lovely.. 51 kids; Valdosta, Georgia 1038 posts
5th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Fo Shizzle My Nizzle:</b>" Is a rectal reading of 96.7 too low?? DD is 9 months old."</blockquote>




The thermometer read 96.7?

LittleTiger 2 kids; Florida 10748 posts
5th Jan '13

Sometimes the thermometers come up with crazy numbers. I'd try it again in a few minutes. Try to keep your LO as still as possible while taking it.