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Ease stress & anxiety

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Sustainability.

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Designed for Hot Sleepers

Ultra-breathable & Naturally Cool 100% Cotton & Bamboo

Kia Ora,
We're Groundd!

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

Our premium weighted blanket creates an even pressure from the weight of thousands of super fine glass beads that settle over your body like a hug. This soothing pressure has sound therapeutic benefits from Deep Touch Pressure Therapy that eases stress and anxiety and relaxes your body into deep, natural sleep.

Committed to innovative, sustainable materials and responsible processes, Groundd's unique Weighted Blanket optimises wellbeing through a holistic approach.


New! Pre-Order
Kids Weighted Blankets

Same premium materials, same cozy design, new size and weight just for kids. Includes Indigo Weighted Blanket and Dark Moonlight Bamboo Cover.

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Delivered to your door in 1-3 days.

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14 Night Trial

Experience sleeping with your weighted blanket for up to 14 nights, then decide if you love it.

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Interest-Free Finance

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Natural textiles, chemical-free manufacturing and reusable packaging


What are the benefits
of using a weighted blanket?

Alleviate 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

Ease 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.

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

Comforts & Calms Children with Autism

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

On sleep in children with ASD, the study Weighted Blankets and Sleep in Autistic Children—A Randomized Controlled Trial did not find objective results of improved sleep with use of a weighted blanket, however, subjective measures found that parents and children both preferred the weighted blanket, possibly picking up on benefits that were not measured by the researchers.  

See all benefits here

More Benefits & Uses

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


New!
Dark Moonlight Cover

Groundd Weighted Blanket Covers are made of 100% Bamboo Lyocell, today's most sustainable textile.

The luxe cover protects your weighted blanket and allows for easy washing, plus it's silky soft & feels like sleeping on a cloud. Choose from Dark Moonlight colour or our original Light Glacier.

Kia Ora,
We're Groundd!

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

Our premium weighted blanket creates an even pressure from the weight of thousands of super fine glass beads that settle over your body like a hug. This soothing pressure has sound therapeutic benefits from Deep Touch Pressure Therapy that eases stress and anxiety and relaxes your body into deep, natural sleep.

Committed to innovative, sustainable materials and responsible processes, Groundd's unique Weighted Blanket optimises wellbeing through a holistic approach.

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Groundd Weighted Blanket nz out of cover with coffee and croissant

What are the benefits of using a weighted blanket?

Alleviate 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

Ease 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.

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

Comforts & Calms Children with Autism

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

On sleep in children with ASD, the study Weighted Blankets and Sleep in Autistic Children—A Randomized Controlled Trial did not find objective results of improved sleep with use of a weighted blanket, however, subjective measures found that parents and children both preferred the weighted blanket, possibly picking up on benefits that were not measured by the researchers.  

See all benefits here

More Benefits & Uses

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

New! Pre-Order
Kids Weighted Blankets

Includes Indigo Weighted Blanket and

Dark Moonlight Bamboo Cover.



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 a personal cocoon. In this soothing, cozy state your mind and body relax and ease into deep 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 deep comforting sensation that is highly effective for reducing stress and anxiety and increasing calmness and sleep.

Learn more.

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Sustainability

Sustainability is at the core of Groundd's designs, materials, and processes. We use all 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.


Question or concern?

Nothing makes us happier than talking sleep, if you have any questions about weighted blankets, we'd love to chat!

About Groundd

Sleep

Groundd weighted blankets are weighted with evenly distributed fine glass beads. The pressure contours to your body creating a personal cocoon. In this soothing, cozy state your mind and body relax and ease into deep 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 weighted blanket. DTP creates a deep comforting sensation that is highly effective for reducing stress and anxiety and increasing calmness and sleep.

Learn more.

Sustainability

Sustainability is at the core of our designs, materials, and processes. We use all 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.

We've got you covered—

All of Groundd Weighted Blankets come with100% Bamboo Lyocell Cover, today's most sustainable textile.

Choose from Dark Moonlight colour or our original Light Glacier. The luxe cover protects your weighted blanket and allows for easy washing, plus it's silky soft & feels like sleeping on a cloud.

 

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