What is a Gro Egg? A Guide to Tommee Tippee’s Nursery Thermometers

Becoming a new parent comes with a multitude of responsibilities and decisions to ensure your baby’s well-being.

One of these important factors is creating a comfortable and secure sleeping environment for your little one. A significant aspect of this environment is room temperature, which can impact your baby’s comfort and safety.

The Gro Eggroom thermometers by Tommee Tippee are designed to provide you with peace of mind by monitoring the nursery temperature through an easy-to-understand colour-coded system and serving as a gentle nightlight.

In this article, we will explore the features of both the Gro Egg and the Gro Egg2, compare their functionalities, and help you make an informed decision on which thermometer is best suited for your needs.

Gro Egg Room Thermometer

RRP: $49.95

The original Gro Egg room thermometer offers a straightforward way to monitor the room temperature in your baby’s nursery.

It features an easy-to-read digital display and a colour-coded system that changes with the temperature, reminding you to adjust your baby’s clothing or bedding accordingly.

The Gro Egg also serves as a gentle nightlight, allowing you to check on your baby without disturbing their sleep.

Key Features:

  • Accurate temperature readings
  • Colour-coded temperature indicator
  • Digital thermometer with backlit LCD display
  • Gentle nightlight
  • USB powered (adapter included)
  • Height: 10.6 cm

If you use a Grobag baby sleep bag, the Gro Egg is an excellent companion, guiding you on the appropriate tog to use based on the room temperature.

Gro Egg2 Ambient Room Thermometer

RRP: $65.95

The Gro Egg2 builds on the success of the original Gro Egg, offering an even larger, brighter design for better visibility.

It maintains the same colour-coded temperature system and serves as a nightlight, ensuring your baby’s sleep environment remains safe and comfortable.

Key Features:

  • Colour-coded temperature indicator
  • Digital thermometer with permanently lit LCD readout
  • Soft touch silicone dome
  • Gentle nightlight with three different light levels
  • Guidance on the correct tog of Grobag to use
  • USB powered
  • Height: 12.5 cm

The Gro Egg2 is designed to enhance safety, with its innovative colour-changing feature and easy-to-read temperature display.

Its adjustable brightness settings allow you to choose the ideal nightlight level for your baby.


What is the main difference between the Gro Egg and Gro Egg2?

The Gro Egg2 has an improved design, with a larger, brighter display, soft touch silicone dome, and adjustable nightlight brightness levels. Both thermometers use a colour-coded temperature system and serve as gentle nightlights.

How does the colour-coded system work on the Gro Egg?

The colour-coded system on both the Gro Egg and Gro Egg2 changes based on the room temperature. Each colour represents a specific temperature range, allowing you to easily identify if the room is too cold, too warm, or just right for your baby.