How To Stop Thumb Sucking or Finger Sucking

An essay by Jane Sarrow

Finger sucking and Thumb sucking is serious business for children. Digit sucking, as it is technically called in the medical field, is the first addition your child has ever known. And breaking an addiction, whether two years old or thirty-two years old, is difficult and needs plan in order to succeed.  Think of any habit…

Why NIPIT is #1 by Dentists

An essay by Jane Sarrow

Nipit is designed for children to stop oral fixations and unwanted hand-to-face habits. It is optimized to stop thumb sucking and is 100% effective when worn properly, because by design it prevents stops the thumb or fingers from comfortably entering the mouth. Its simple, hygienic design is effective – this simple reason is why it…

How to Motivate Your Child to Quit Thumb Sucking

An essay by Jane Sarrow

Your child wants to please you and craves your attention. Your happiness is theirs and vice versa. Motivating a child to quit thumb sucking starts with positive feedback.Praise success, and motivate with small rewards and positive attention when your child is not doing the behavior.

THUMB SUCKING NAIL POLISH DOES NOT WORK

An essay by Jane Sarrow

Anti-Nail Biting Polish DOES NOT WORK for thumb suckers. It is designed for daytime nail biters – and only offers a little reminder. Children under four years old don’t dislike the taste because they haven’t yet developed a bad taste for it yet. And it obviously won’t work while your child is sleeping and their taste…

Thumb Sucking Appliances

An essay by Jane Sarrow

Thumb sucking appliances use stiff wires installed into the child’s mouth to obstruct the thumb and should be a last resort. Thumb Sucking is a habit that develops early in age and comforts babies and toddlers. Typically, children stop thumb sucking as they transition to becoming a toddler around the age of two and up to four years old.