A letter to all parents who find themselves judged for trying to help their child stop thumb sucking. Comparing the truth about thumb sucking with the misleading claims made by those who offer their unsolicited advice.
Our thumb guards help deter children from sucking their thumb or fingers in two ways. First, the guards are a visual reminder to children not to suck. Secondly, they form a barrier between the thumb or fingers and the mouth roof. This reduces the comforting sensation typically gained from sucking.