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Scarlett stops sucking her thumb in weeks

‘Scarlett’s now free of thumb sucking; she managed to stop sucking her thumb in weeks! I accidentally stumbled upon a Thumbsie® and I’m delighted we did! We bought three Thumbsies® in November 2019. After only a few weeks she managed to stop sucking her thumb in the day.  The next stage, after Christmas, was night time sleep. Scarlett’s now waiting[...]

Thumbsie® transformed her smile

Daisy was born sucking her fingers and when her adult teeth came through at the age of 7, she was faced with dental intervention to correct an open bite.  An open bite is formed when the front teeth don’t meet because of prolonged or vigorous thumb or finger sucking which creates a gap between the top and bottom teeth. Daisy’s mum[...]
Connie is a Big Thumb Sucker for a Little Girl

Connie is a Big Thumb Sucker for a Little Girl

‘Connie was a big thumb sucker until the age of 4. On her fourth birthday she stopped sucking her thumb during the day and we were so proud of her. However, she just couldn't stop her thumb sneaking back into her mouth at night when she was asleep – she had become a night time thumb sucker! We tried putting[...]
Two weeks to stop thumb sucking from birth

Two weeks to stop thumb sucking from birth

Oskar has been thumb sucking since birth. He normally sucked it when he was tired or going to sleep at night. I purchased a Thumbsie® as another mum recommended it to stop a child from sucking their thumb.  Our family dentist had also said that Oscar's sucking had started to affect his teeth. After a week of wearing his Thumbsie®[...]
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[...]
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Thumb Shaped Teeth at 18 months!

I always thought I would be waiting until 4 or 5, but after her 3 and a half year old dental check Aurelia was really interested in stopping sucking. "My daughter, Aurelia, sucked her thumb from 10 weeks old. Even at her first dental check, at 18 months, her “thumb-shaped teeth” were pointed out to me. However, I wanted to[...]
Thumbs up for Teds Thumbsie

Thumbs up for Thumbsie®

Here's a great review from a mum who both Thumbsie®  thumb guards, our book - Thumbs Up For Ted's Thumbsie and a reward chart pack. "I would highly recommend Thumbsie’s for anyone trying to stop their child from sucking their thumb, we are so pleased with the results we have had....Polly is nearly 4 years old and has been sucking her[...]
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We took a leap of faith with Thumbsie

"Livvy was an avid thumb sucker from three weeks old. We thought it was cute and were pleased she could self-sooth from an early age! As she got older we realised her thumb sucking was becoming more of an issue, especially as her thumb was frequently in during the day when she was speaking or colouring/ learning to write letters[...]
Spreading the Thumbsie® Magic

Spreading the Thumbsie® Magic

“I am totally shocked that after only 2 weeks my 7-year-old daughter has stopped sucking her thumb.” The words of delighted mum, Lowri whose daughter, Ellie’s thumb sucking habit was so strong, she thought she would never be able to break it. Ellie sucked her thumb at every opportunity, even though her latest school concert, which her mum recalls, she didn’t[...]
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