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GROUNDD WEIGHTED BLANKETS

Kia Ora,
We're Groundd!

Ground(e)d is New Zealand's premium ultra calming, natural Weighted Blanket

Groundd weighted blankets create an even pressure from the weight of fine glass beads inside our blanket that settles over your body like a big hug. This soothing pressure creates the therapeutic benefits of Deep Touch Pressure Therapy that ease stress and anxiety and relaxes your body into deep, natural sleep.

Groundd is committed to getting the maximum comfort with the minimum footprint— we use innovative, sustainable materials and responsible processes from start to finish.


Why Groundd is recommended by NZ therapists

 All Benefits & Uses of Weighted Blankets

See the full list of research backed benefits here

Insomnia

Weighted blankets are well known for their positive effects on insomnia as many people find them to be helpful in inducing sleep and improving sleep quality.

As they become more popular and used for sleep, new research is being done and supporting these claims. The latest research from The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine published a randomised controlled study that concluded "Weighted blankets are an effective and safe intervention for insomnia in patients with major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, also improving daytime symptoms and levels of activity."

A 2015 study from the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden says "Objectively, we found that sleep bout time increased, as well as a decrease in movements of the participants, during weighted blanket use. Subjectively, the participants liked sleeping with the blanket, found it easier to settle down to sleep and had an improved sleep, where they felt more refreshed in the morning. Overall, we found that when the participants used the weighted blanket, they had a calmer night's sleep."

See all benefits here

Sensory & Autism 

The first known use of weighted blankets was to lessen negative symptoms of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). Weighted blankets were used to exert touch therapy by administering a squeezing/hugging feeling. Autism research pioneer, Temple Gradin, found this was highly effective in calming patients with ADS. Further research from Harvard shows that touch therapy can reduce ailments like muscle spasms and relieve social anxiety. A weighted blanket may provide similar effects.

See all benefits here

Anxiety

According to Harvard Medical School research, "sleep problems affect more than 50% of adult patients with generalised anxiety disorder". Having anxiety can cause sleeping problems and make it difficult to sleep, but sleep deprivation can also trigger anxiety. Weighted blankets can help break this poor sleep cycle by providing physiological and psychological benefits that help alleviate anxiety.

Weighted blankets provide these benefits through Deep Touch Pressure (DTP), DTP is a therapeutic method to relax the nervous system and achieve an overall sense of calm and peace.

See all benefits here

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Free Returns for up to 14 nights.

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Natural textiles, chemical-free manufacturing and reusable packaging

Meet our Eco-silk covers

100% BIODEGRADABLE, VEGAN, RENEWABLE, NATURAL MATERIALS, OEKO-TEX 100 CERTIFIED, LOW WATER USE

INCLUDED W/ ALL GROUNDD BLANKETS

Our luxuriously smooth Eco-silk is an ultra-breathable, feather soft fabric with a luminous finish.

Made from Bamboo Lyocell, it is a unique cellulose fibre that is sustainably derived from wood pulp and uses a closed-loop (zero waste) process.

14 night trial

This isn't your average bedding, so you have 14 nights to decide if it works for you, if not, we offer totally hassle free returns.

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GROUNDD WEIGHTED BLANKETS

Kia Ora,
We're Groundd!

Ground(e)d is New Zealand's premium ultra calming, natural Weighted Blanket

Groundd weighted blankets create an even pressure from the weight of fine glass beads inside our blanket that settles over your body like a big hug. This soothing pressure creates the therapeutic benefits of Deep Touch Pressure Therapy that ease stress and anxiety and relaxes your body into deep, natural sleep.

Groundd is committed to getting the maximum comfort with the minimum footprint— we use innovative, sustainable materials and responsible processes from start to finish.

Groundd weighted blanket navy edging design

Why Groundd is recommended by NZ therapists

All Benefits & Uses

See the full list of benefits and calming effects of weighted blankets here

Insomnia

Weighted blankets are well known for their helpful effects on insomnia as many people find them to be helpful in inducing sleep and improving sleep quality.

As they become more popular and used for sleep, new research is being done and supporting these claims. The latest research from The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine published a randomised controlled study that concluded "Weighted blankets are an effective and safe intervention for insomnia in patients with major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, also improving daytime symptoms and levels of activity."

A 2015 study from the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden says "Objectively, we found that sleep bout time increased, as well as a decrease in movements of the participants, during weighted blanket use. Subjectively, the participants liked sleeping with the blanket, found it easier to settle down to sleep and had an improved sleep, where they felt more refreshed in the morning. Overall, we found that when the participants used the weighted blanket, they had a calmer night's sleep."

See all benefits here

Autism & Sensory

The first known use of weighted blankets was to lessen negative symptoms of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). Weighted blankets were used to exert touch therapy by administering a squeezing/hugging feeling. Autism research pioneer, Temple Gradin, found this was highly effective in calming patients with ADS. Further research from Harvard shows that touch therapy can reduce ailments like muscle spasms and relieve social anxiety. A weighted blanket may provide similar effects.

See all benefits here

Anxiety

According to Harvard Medical School research, "sleep problems affect more than 50% of adult patients with generalised anxiety disorder". Having anxiety can cause sleeping problems and make it difficult to sleep, but sleep deprivation can also trigger anxiety. Weighted blankets can help break this poor sleep cycle by providing physiological and psychological benefits that help alleviate anxiety.

Weighted blankets provide these benefits through Deep Touch Pressure (DTP), DTP is a therapeutic method to relax the nervous system and achieve an overall sense of calm and peace.

See all benefits here

Meet our Eco-silk covers

100% BIODEGRADABLE, VEGAN, RENEWABLE, NATURAL MATERIALS, OEKO-TEX 100 CERTIFIED, LOW WATER USE

INCLUDED W/ ALL GROUNDD BLANKETS

Our luxuriously smooth Eco-silk is an ultra-breathable, feather soft fabric with a luminous finish.

Made from Bamboo Lyocell, it is a unique cellulose fibre that is sustainably derived from wood pulp and uses a closed-loop (zero waste) process.



Experience Groundd

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Sleep

Groundd weighted blankets are weighted with evenly distributed fine glass beads. The pressure contours to your body creating hugging sensation. In this soothing, cosy cocoon your mind and body can totally relax and let go into peaceful sleep.

Learn more.

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Science

Deep Touch Pressure (DTP) is a sensory input arising from pressure exerted equally across the body, such as a hug, swaddle, or in this case, a Groundd weighted blanket. DTP creates a deeply comforting sensation that is effective for reducing cortisol levels and inducing relaxation and sleep.

Learn more.

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Sustainability

Sustainability is at the core of our design, materials, and processes. We use natural materials, the highest standard for harmful chemical-free & water conserving processing, certified OEKO-TEX®. And, our packaging is not just plastic-free but includes quality reusable bags and totes you won't want to toss.

Learn more.

14 night trial

This isn't your average bedding, so you have 14 nights to decide if it works for you, if not, we offer totally hassle free returns.

About Groundd

Sleep

Groundd weighted blankets are weighted with evenly distributed fine glass beads. The pressure contours to your body creating hugging sensation. In this soothing, cosy cocoon your mind and body can totally relax and let go into peaceful sleep.

Learn more.

Science

Deep Touch Pressure (DTP) is a sensory input arising from pressure exerted equally across the body, such as a hug, swaddle, or in this case, a Groundd weighted blanket. DTP creates a deeply comforting sensation that is effective for reducing cortisol levels and inducing relaxation and sleep.

Learn more.

Sustainability

Sustainability is at the core of our design, materials, and processes. We use natural materials, the highest standard for harmful chemical-free & water conserving processing, certified OEKO-TEX®. And, our packaging is not just plastic-free but includes quality reusable bags and totes you won't want to toss.

Learn more.


FAQs

All FAQs

See the full list of weighted blanket FAQs here, including how they work, all the benefits, our shipping and returns info, care, materials, and more!

How do I wash it? 

Both the weighted blanket and cover are machine washable.

The cover can be easily removed and is very light so it easy to wash. The blanket should be washed on its own. Check with you washing machine capacity before washing the 7kg or 9kg blanket.

Both are made of natural fabrics so should be washed on a gentle cycle and hung to dry.

See all FAQs and more about details on the care here

Is the blanket the size of my bed?

Our weighted blankets are made to be used individually.

The dimensions for our Regular size are 142cm W x 200cm L.

See our Size & Weight Guide here to see more details on size.

Which weight is right for me?

We have two weights in our regular size blanket, 7kg & 9kg, and one weight in our small blanket, 3.2kg.

See our Size & Weight Guide here to find the right weight for you.

Does a weighted blanket replace my duvet?

Yes, you can use your weighted blanket as your main/only blanket just like a duvet.

During especially cold nights/months, you may wish to have more warmth, in this case, we recommend putting another warm layer on top of the weighted blanket, having your weighted blanket as the layer closest to your body will give you the most benefits of Deep Touch Pressure Therapy.

See all FAQs here


FAQs

All FAQs

See the full list of weighted blanket FAQs here, including how they work, all the benefits, our shipping and returns info, care, materials, and more!

How do I wash it?

Both the weighted blanket and cover are machine washable.

The cover can be easily removed and is very light so it easy to wash. The blanket should be washed on its own. Check with you washing machine capacity before washing the 7kg or 9kg blanket.

Both are made of natural fabrics so should be washed on a gentle cycle and hung to dry.

See all FAQs and more about details on the care here

Is the blanket the size of my bed?

Our weighted blankets are made to be used individually.

The dimensions for our Regular size are 142cm W x 200cm L.

See our Size & Weight Guide here to see more details on size.

Which weight is right for me?

We have two weights in our regular size blanket, 7kg & 9kg, and one weight in our small blanket, 3.2kg.

See our Size & Weight Guide here to find the right weight for you.

Does a weighted blanket replace my duvet?

Yes, you can use your weighted blanket as your main/only blanket just like a duvet.

During especially cold nights/months, you may wish to have more warmth, in this case, we recommend putting another warm layer on top of the weighted blanket, having your weighted blanket as the layer closest to your body will give you the most benefits of Deep Touch Pressure Therapy.

See all FAQs here

 

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