Stitched weighted blankets provide pressure stimulation, known as ‘grounding’, which applies moderate pressure to the sleeper’s body and pushes them further into their sleep surface. Grounding also triggers the release of hormones that calm the nerves and promote a good night’s sleep.
Using the correct weight is vital for preserving sleep quality and getting an adequate amount of rest each night. Weighted blankets should be tailored to the individual user. Most adults reach optimal comfort levels using weights about 7-12% of their body weight