Research has shown that Thudguard® is most beneficial when an infant is still less than sure footed and used a few times per day, in short intervals in a controlled and vigilant environment. These training milestones will help to safely aid in the development of your toddlers gross motor skills by protecting our precious loved ones little brains from everyday thuds and bumps.
After confidence has steadily been improved in small amounts when indoors, the helmet's use can then be reduced to using outdoors and may help by offering extra head protection at play parks or any other, "less than child friendly surroundings". (For more in depth information - Techniques to assist baby with "learning to walk" / Head Injury Advice / "When should my infant wear a Thudguard? " and much more - See our Frequently Asked Questions page.
Thudguard® is the only product of its type in the world that complies with safety standards and the only product endorsed by Children's Accident & Emergency Experts. Full compliance with DTi & SGS Standards
This stretchy, comfortable design is suitable for the ages between 7 months to just over 2 years, depending on the size of the child's head, stretching from 40 to 50 centimeteters or 16 to 20 inches in circumference. It is recommended to take a measurement of your child's head first to confirm the compatibility of the Thudguard sizing.
Thudguard is one of the lightest head guards in the world, weighing just less than 100 grams / 3.2 oz. This ultra lightweight design is extremely important for an infant's developing neck muscles.
Thudguard helps cushion the forehead, side and back of the head. It is made from ultra lightweight High Density Foam and medium weight, soft-spun poly / lycra. This makes it ideal for stretching and keeping the shape of the helmet allowing it to be very durable and easily kept clean.