Fun thumb & finger guards to help stop thumb sucking

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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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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Jumping for joy with Thumbsie® thumb guard

Here’s Illiana jumping for joy on Wells-Next-to-Sea beach in Norfolk on holiday last week. Her mum wrote “She has been wearing her Thumbsie® thumb guards for ten days now and my husband and I are blown away with how successful they have been. I never thought it could be this easy. She hasn’t sucked her […]

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