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Maybe you have decided that a thumb or finger guard is the way forward and you have researched the options. If you have chosen to buy a fabric guard you might be asking “why buy from Thumbsie®?”
We want children to succeed. We want it to be as fun as possible for them. Thumbsie® is dedicated to helping children to stop thumb and finger sucking. We don’t do anything else!
When we started making fabric thumb guards there were no other options in the UK and we wanted to design a product with the child in mind. We wanted them to be comfy to wear, fun and above all something that the child would want to wear. We believe that this is the first step to stopping the habit. The feedback that we’ve had since starting out tells us that we have achieved this.
We have ensured that the fabric thumb and finger guards are comfy to wear and have taken feedback from parents’ on board adapting the design over the past six years:
It takes time to make as each fabric guard as they are sewn, turned inside out, ironed, sewn, Velcro® added and the web seam sewn. All of this is done to make them as comfortable as possible for the child but does mean they can’t be rushed.
Reward charts are offered to encourage children to stop thumb and finger sucking, we have also written a book Thumbs Up For Ted’s Thumbsie. This is about a little boy who wants to stop thumb sucking before he starts school so that he can join in all the fun activities, written by one of my closest friends its available to accompany your Thumbsies® and to read to your child. Our Stop Thumb Sucking Bundles are a great choice as they consist of everything you need to stop including thumb guards, book, reward charts and a cotton bag, and you can save money.
Once children have given up sucking there’s a success certificate that is happily given free of charge to say “well done”.
We feel very passionate about helping children in a kind and positive way and really appreciate when we hear from happy parents that Thumbsie® has helped their child stop thumb sucking. It’s lovely to know that we have helped, one mum wrote: “you given my child her voice back”.
Thumbsies® has helped many children to stop thumb and finger sucking in a positive way.
Thumbsie Ltd has reached the finals in several National Awards, and was the winner of Innovation of the Year at the Dental Industry Awards and winner of Best Consumer Business in the Best Business Women Awards 2019, which makes us all very proud and helps spread the word so that other families can help their children.
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!