Sleepdown Weighted Blanket 2kg Soft Teddy Fleece Glow in the Dark Moons and Stars Therapy Sensory Throw Grey Anxiety Autism Insomnia Stress Sleep Relief Adults Kids - 90cm x 120cm (4.4lb)

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Sleepdown Weighted Blanket 2kg Soft Teddy Fleece Glow in the Dark Moons and Stars Therapy Sensory Throw Grey Anxiety Autism Insomnia Stress Sleep Relief Adults Kids - 90cm x 120cm (4.4lb)

Sleepdown Weighted Blanket 2kg Soft Teddy Fleece Glow in the Dark Moons and Stars Therapy Sensory Throw Grey Anxiety Autism Insomnia Stress Sleep Relief Adults Kids - 90cm x 120cm (4.4lb)

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Weighted blankets are designed to be used by individuals for even weight distribution. If you share a bed with someone, we'd recommend using separate blankets. Our Standard sizes are designed to be able to fit 2 on the bed. Most weighted blanket covers are removable and can be washed and dried in a household machine. In some cases, the entire blanket can be laundered at home. Alternatively, you may need to spot clean or dry clean your blanket to prevent early wear and tear.

Made with breathable, ultra-soft MicroCool Fleece to help you to stay comfortable, whatever the temperature, the beads sewn into the kuddly stay in place which means no bunching and the whole thing can be put in the washing machine if needed. Before we get into UK weighted blankets for children, let’s discuss their wider use. While you’ve probably heard of them before, you may still be confused as to what a weighted blanket, or gravity blanket, really is.

If you find a blanket that is around the same length and size as your child, aim for 10% of their body weight plus one or two pounds. If you select a larger blanket (one that covers the entire bed) you will want to add 1-2 pounds on top of the 10%. Does a beloved pet share your bed? At Aeyla, we love a good cuddle too, but please be aware that our fabrics, while high-quality, are not claw or bite-proof.

Massage therapy applies deep pressure to osteoarthritic joints, so it’s possible that similar benefits may be experienced when using a weighted blanket. Chronic pain Olivia, who is the author of Bear, Lion or Wolf: How Understanding Your Sleep Type Could Change Your Life, says that weighted blankets can help ease the anxiety many of us feel around bedtime, as well as helping you sleep better in general. All of our products are Oeko-Tex certified, to ensure they are free from any harmful chemicals. Warning or Restrictions Another key benefit of weighted blankets is that they can help control the incidence of sleepwalking episodes. Those who suffer from sleepwalking will know how detrimental it can be to sleep quality.There are no research studies on the use of weighted blankets for osteoarthritis. However, one s tudy utilizing massage therapy may provide a link. While the science is promising, there's the basic fact for most sleepers – kids included – lying under a weighted blanket feels good. Before we round up some of our favourite weighted blankets for kids, here are some important things to note. A weighted blanket should weigh no more than 10% of your child's body weight It is believed that weighted blankets promote relaxation and ease sleep onset by triggering the release of sleep and happiness hormones while reducing the production of natural steroids like cortisol. Fittingly, the most important consideration when choosing a weighted blanket is how light or heavy it feels. Other factors that may affect your decision include materials, sizes, colors, prices, and whether or not the blanket can be returned if you are dissatisfied with it. What to Consider When Purchasing a Weighted Blanket The main question that often comes up when trying to choose a weighted blanket for a toddler or a child is;

Anyone using one of our weighted blankets should always be able to remove the blanket without any assistance. Physical, learning or other difficulties which mean the child is unable to remove the blanket independently We prioritize safety during our weighted blanket tests. As a rule, the weight of each tester must represent at least 10% of the blanket’s weight for all testing stages. If we are evaluating a blanket for couples, both participants must meet this weight threshold.According to sleep expert Olivia Arezzolo studies have shown that not only can weighted blankets help you relax, but they can also make you drift off to sleep more easily. Each blanket tested weighed around 7kg and was used by at least three different people for three or more nights' sleep, as well as when unwinding on the sofa. Not every adult will benefit from a weighted blanket, either. In fact, in some instances, using them can be harmful and produce distressing side effects. People who suffer from respiratory ailments should generally avoid using weighted blankets, with the added bulk a potential risk to breathing function. It should come as no surprise that the heavier the weighted blanket, the larger it will be. However, most weighted blankets produced by manufacturers have been designed to accommodate common mattress sizes, ensuring you are not left with a blanket that’s too big.

We use one for my three year old and it really helps. It does help him get into a deeper sleep once he has it on.” (Recommended by Mumsnet user Givemehope103) Our verdict If you are dealing with a child aged ten years or under, the use of a weighted blanket should be discussed in detail with a doctor beforehand. Who should not use a Weighted Blanket? Children under the age of 4 or weighing under 20kg should always use our weighted blanket under supervision. The perfect choice for any budding astronauts or tiny star-gazers, this 2kg weighted blanket has a gorgeous planets and constellations design on it which makes it ideal for bedtimes (or for throwing over your shoulders while you gaze into your telescope). The top is made from breathable cotton and the bottom layer from a soft-to-the-touch polyester plush that feels really cosy.

What is the best weighted blanket for a toddler?

Recommended weights for a weighted blanket can vary between 5% and 12% of their body weight, with most people preferring a weighted blanket that weighs approximately 10% of their body weight. Regardless of its weight, a proper blanket should allow for comfort and movement. Body Weight Range Distinguished by an innovative design and a breathable cotton construction, the Bearaby Cotton Napper is one of the most exciting weighted blankets on the market. Unlike most weighted blankets, which feature a more traditional duvet-style design with an interior filling consisting of weighted beads, Bearaby blankets feature a layer on layer fabric design that improves temperature neutrality and ensures an even weight distribution along the blanket.



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