Ways to Stop Thumb Sucking

Parents can try a lot of different ways of how to stop thumb sucking by putting different types of solutions on a child’s thumb such as vinegar, pickle juice, or hot sauce. Most importantly, as a parent discussing the reasons why sucking your thumb isn’t a good idea, will help the child to understand the reason they have to stop.

Parents can reward their children for not sucking their thumb and teach them ways of how to stop sucking thumb with interrupting them with other interests. Another technique used to stop thumb sucking is a thumb guard, specifically one called THE Glovey Huggey.

You can opt for (Age 2-7) STOP Thumb Sucking – stop FINGER sucking – The Hand Stopper thumb guard for thumb sucking at amazon.ca

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What is the Glovey Huggey

The Glovey Huggey comes in a variety of colors, allows full movement, has a 3- adjustable wrist band, comes in two-sizes ( ages 2-4 years old and 4-8 years old), and is affordable. The thumb guard is a way for the child to break the habit to stop thumb sucking and it is not harmful to the child.

There are other thumb sucking guards out there but none compares to The Glovey Huggey. The other thumb sucking guards can be very uncomfortable, difficult for the child to maneuver their hand, and usually will look like a medical device. However, the Glover Huggy doesn’t resemble any of those features, and most importantly it is very comfortable to wear.