Fun thumb & finger guards to help stop thumb sucking

So thumb sucking and nail biting is OK!

According to the recent press, experts have revealed that thumb sucking and nail biting in young children may mean that they are less likely to develop allergies later in childhood, according to a new study that spanned three decades. It’s a dilemma that I once faced and is faced by millions of parents worldwide – […]

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Nothing else worked to help her stop thumb sucking!

It was coming up for Aurora’s 5th birthday and we really wanted to help her stop sucking her thumb. We had tried in the past to get her to stop sucking including different types of nail polish, nagging and even bribery – nothing else worked! She had been sucking her thumb since she stopped breastfeeding […]

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How clean are your child’s thumbs?

I was watching Operation Ouch (as you do!) with the lovely twins Dr Chris and Dr Xand when they were discussing the importance of hand washing. They explained that most people don’t wash their hands properly and that when they do they neglect their thumbs. This means that the thumb carriers lots of bacteria. Which […]

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Ella stopped sucking her thumb in just one month!

Ella is will be turning 5 in August, and has been a thumb sucker for as long as I can remember when tired or when going to bed to get herself off to sleep! She happily chose the Panda design thumb guard and was excited when the parcel arrived.  That night we put the Thumbsie […]

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Why do baby elephants suck their trunks?

So why do baby elephants suck their trunks? Well, as in all young mammals, they do it for the same reason — comfort. Just like human newborns, elephant calves are born with a strong sucking reflex, which prompts it to drink from its mother. And when a baby elephant is not feeding, it may suck […]

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Josie stopped sucking both thumbs!

Josie’s mum Rachel dropped me a line to explain how her daughter had given up sucking both her thumbs in just 6 weeks and how delighted she was that she had found Thumbsie® on the internet when looking for a solution. In Josie’s situation, being a thumb sucking day and night we would recommend 3 Thumbsies® for […]

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“I stopped sucking my thumb!” – Lewis’s success story

Here’s a lovely success story about a little boy named Lewis who stopped sucking with the help of a Thumbsie® thumb guard. His dad, David tells us his story. Lewis mainly sucked his thumb at night to go to sleep, he always woke up in the morning with his thumb in his mouth. We had tried […]

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Thumb or Dummy – Which is Better?

Everyone, whether they have children or not probably has an opinion on thumb sucking. Many people have their own views whether they have experienced it with their own child or not. But thumb or dummy  – which is better? Once they have started sucking on a dummy how can you stop your toddler from popping […]

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Oliver Gives up Thumb Sucking!

Hi Jo In September we bought 3 Thumbsie® thumb guards in an attempt to stop my 5 yr old sons thumb sucking habit. He loved the designs, Union Jack Thumbsie® and  Football Thumbsie®, which he chose himself. We put the Thumbsie® on straight away (23 Sept) day and night and thanks to the trendy designs he was happy […]

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My son stopped thumb sucking in a month

Hi Jo Thank you, my son stopped thumb sucking in a month thanks to Thumbsie® thumb guard. We were told by the dentist last year that his thumb sucking was affecting his teeth, and to give up if possible as his teeth and jaw would return to normal if he gave up before about 5yrs […]

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