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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 at 9 months and at[...]
How clean are your child's thumbs?

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 made me worry even more[...]
stopped sucking thumb in one month

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 on with anticipation, and to[...]
girl stopped sucking both thumbs

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 both thumbs. We have some great[...]
“I stopped sucking my thumb!” – Lewis’s success story

“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 the nasty tasting nail polish,[...]
Crying child - is thumb or dummy better for pacifying?

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 their thumb in their mouth[...]
Union Jack thumb guard to stop thumb sucking

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 to wear them for school[...]
This boy stopped thumb sucking in a month

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 old. We had one evening[...]
Reuben Stops Thumb Sucking with Thumbsie thumb guard

Reuben Stops Thumb Sucking

"Reuben  has now managed to stop sucking his thumb thanks to Thumbsie. We have both the cars and shark designs and can't recommend them enough, they're comfortable and wash very well. I even mentioned them to the dentist on a follow-up visit so she could suggest them to other parents! Thanks again. " Marrisa
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Harry stops the thumb sucking habit

Dear Jo Well, we never thought we would be writing you this email, but we are so pleased to be doing so.  Our son Harry had been a thumb-sucker for as long as we can remember.  We had tried all the usual techniques to try and get him to stop: bribery (worked temporarily but thumb-sucking started again once we had given him whatever[...]
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