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Finalist in Family Network Business Awards

Thumbsie® Finalist in Family Network Business Awards

We are delighted that once again, Thumbsie® has been shortlisted for a national award.  We have been recognised by The Family Network in their Product of the Year category as a business that has created an innovative product that has generated substantial sales within their industry. The Family Network is a nationwide network which has branches across the UK.  It[...]
children playing wearing Thumb sucking guards

What is a Thumb Sucking Guard?

If your child sucks their thumb or finger you might have tried lots of different ways to help them to give up.  The habit is a stubborn one, and one that can cause dental and oral problems if it persists.  The Thumbsie® thumb guard is a highly effective, gentle solution to giving up sucking….see our happy customer reviews to find[...]
A Healthy Smile for Life

A Healthy Smile for Life

While a healthy smile for life may sound a bit cliché, it is very achievable. Many parents have negative memories of dental treatment and want to ensure their children don’t need to experience fillings, never mind tooth extraction Growing Smiles offer us some tips and advice for a healthy mouth, healthy teeth and a healthy smile. Children who suck their[...]
What a success story with Thumbsie®

Mama Mia! What a success story with Thumbsie®

We were so excited to hear about three-year-old Mia’s incredible success story that we just had to share it.  We really hope that it encourages even the most stubborn of suckers to give up, Mia has shown us how easy and painless it can be. Thumb sucking is all about habits and the Thumbsie® is a gentle and effective way[...]
Noah Evans 5 years stopped finger sucking #lovemythumbsie

New Year has brought success to so many former thumb suckers!

We have been overwhelmed (in a delighted way) by your success stories already in 2020 and just wanted to shout about your brilliant former thumb suckers so that everyone knows. We are so grateful to all those who have shared their success stories and we really hope that these brilliant children inspire yet more to stop sucking……as you all say, it[...]
Ditch the dummy

Ditch the Dummy

Dummies have their place. Similarly, to thumb sucking, they are useful to soothe newborn babies, reduce pain, stabalise heart rates and organise movements. There is some evidence to suggest they reduce the risk of SIDS in the first months of life. During the first year babies muscle movement explode in their strength and complexity. They gradually become more precise and[...]
3 year old no more thumb sucking

Stopping Sucking – A New Year’s Resolution you can keep?

The start of a New Year, a new decade no less, is the perfect opportunity to make a change by stopping sucking.  But unlike our promised gym regime or diet, the resolution to stop sucking can last long beyond January 2020. Habits are quite often unconscious and that is why they are hard to break and thumb sucking is a[...]
reward and encouragement

#lovemythumbsie and be in with a chance of winning £25 in Amazon vouchers

At Thumbsie® we are all about reward and encouragement with our gentle solution to thumb sucking.  We like nothing more than hearing your great stories about how your child gave up sucking….and if those come with a picture, it really brings that story to life.  It’s wonderful to see our colourful Thumbsies® all over the country doing their job of[...]
Dental Industry Awards Winner Innovation of the Year Thumbsie

Thumbsie® wins Innovation of the Year

Thumbsie® has done it again – another award is sitting proudly in our trophy cabinet!  This time our award is for Innovation of the Year in the Dentist Industry Awards, the flagship celebration of the UK dental industry.  Thumbsie® works closely with the dental industry offering a gentle solution to a problem which can cause damage to teeth and jaws. [...]
Looking after your child’s teeth

Looking after your child’s teeth doesn’t have to suck!

Having a baby brings a mix of emotions including joy, excitement but also anxiety. Nowadays there is so much pressure on mums and dads to be the ‘perfect parent’ and often you find yourself subject to opinions and scrutiny from society to do the right thing, which can be confusing and stressful. An area people often like to share their[...]
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