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Multi-award winning Thumbsie® design and manufacture fabric thumb and finger guards in the UK. They are for children who want to stop digit sucking but need some extra help during difficult times such as when they are tired, travelling in the car or watching television.
We’re sure you are aware of the problems with thumb and finger sucking but we have a solution that’s recommended by dentists. Suited to children 3 – 12 years, our fabric guards are comfortable to wear, can be worn during the day and night without limiting the child’s ability to play or use their hands.
Ideally children need 3 Thumbsies® thumb guards for each thumb they suck, as it is important that they wear their thumb guard all the time (both day and night). By having 3 guards you will always have a clean one to pop on. For the best results we highly recommend our Thumb Sucking Bundles, where you can choose your favourite fabrics. Buying a bundle gives you the best package to help your child to give up thumb sucking.
Ideally children need 3 Thumbsies® finger guards for each hand they suck, as it is important that they wear their finger guard all the time (both day and night). By having 3 guards you will always have a clean one to pop on. For the best results we highly recommend our Finger Sucking Bundles, where you can choose your favourite fabrics. Buying a bundle gives you the best package to help your child to give up finger sucking.
Each handmade guard is worn like a glove, secured around the wrist with Velcro and will fit either hand. Over time Thumbsie® can help a child break the thumb sucking habit. Our reward charts make the process more fun and we offer a free personalised success certificate once they have stopped their thumb sucking habit.
Thumbsie® are recommended by dentists all over the world as they are a simple yet effective solution and can prevent the need of expensive and painful intervention. See what some British dentists are saying about thumb sucking and their views on why they recommend Thumbsie®. Thumbsie® won Innovation of the Year in the National Dental Industry Awards 2019.
Choose your favourite fabrics from over 40 patterns and make wearing our finger and thumb guards fun whilst try to stop digit sucking. The Velcro around the wrist means they are adjustable and will fit all wrist sizes and will fit either hand. Our simple sizing guide makes it easy to choose the right size for your child’s thumb guard.
Award-winning Thumbsie® was created from a real need when Jo Bates’s, founder Thumbsie Ltd, third daughter Isabel needed help to stop thumb sucking!
We are so proud to have won at the Dental Industry Awards 2019 for Innovation for our thumb guards, pushing the boundaries of the dental profession. Also in 2019 we were awarded Best Consumer Business in the National Best Business Women Awards.