GROUNDD WEIGHTED BLANKETS

Kia Ora,
We're Groundd!

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

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EXPERIENCE THE GROUNDING PRESSURE

7 or 9 kilograms of evenly distributed weight settles over you like a cocoon that stimulates the calming sensation of Deep Touch Pressure Therapy (DTP)

 

BENEFITS OF DEEP TOUCH PRESSURE

Sleep, insomnia, anxiety, stress, restlessness, temperature regulation, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and many more applications

MORE BENEFITS


Meet Eco-silk covers
Kind to your skin, and the planet.

Groundd blankets come with our super smooth Eco-silk covers Eco-silk is a naturally silky fabric that breathes, allowing you to sleep cool all night long.

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.

100% BAMBOO LYOCELL

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

INCLUDED W/ ALL GROUNDD WEIGHTED BLANKETS

MAXIMUM COMFORT WITH MINIMUM FOOTPRINT

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Groundd Weighted Blanket Reviews
Groundd Weighted Blanket Reviews
Groundd Weighted Blanket Reviews

98% of Groundd customers would rather have a full night’s sleep than a big night out

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14 night trial

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Fast & Free NZ Shipping

Dispatched in 1-2 days, arrival to your doorstep subject to Courier

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14 Night Trial

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Free Returns for up to 14 nights.

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Interest-Free Finance

Sleep now, pay later with Afterpay, Layby, Genoapay, Zip or Oxipay

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Environmental Standards

Natural textiles, chemical-free manufacturing and reusable packaging

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

Kia Ora,
We're Groundd!

Ground(e)d is New Zealand's Premium,Ultra-calming Weighted Blanket

Massaging hand

EXPERIENCE THE GROUNDING PRESSURE

7 or 9 kilograms of evenly distributed weight settles over you like a cocoon that stimulates the calming sensation of Deep Touch Pressure Therapy (DTP)

BENEFITS OF DEEP TOUCH PRESSURE

Sleep, insomnia, anxiety, stress, restlessness, temperature regulation, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and many more applications

MORE BENEFITS

Meet our Eco-silk weighted blanket covers,
Kind to your skin, and the planet.

Glacier Weighted Blanket Covers Bamboo Lyocell

Groundd blankets come with our super smooth Eco-silk covers Eco-silk is a naturally silky fabric that breathes, allowing you to sleep cool all night long.

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.

98% of Groundd customers would rather have a full night’s sleep than a big night out

Groundd Weighted Blanket in nature
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14 night trial

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

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? 

Groundd's Eco-silk cover is machine washable, please use a delicate cycle with natural detergent.

Groundd weighted blankets are hand wash only. Dissolve detergent in warm water before washing and air 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?

Groundd's Eco-silk cover is machine washable, please use a delicate cycle with natural detergent.

Groundd weighted blankets are hand wash only. Dissolve detergent in warm water before washing and air 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