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Calming Blanket Weighted Blanket

Calming Blanket Weighted Blanket Questions & Answers

4.8 from 292 reviews

12 questions from our users

Rosey

Roseyasked

What is the difference between the bamboo and plain weights blanket? I’m worried it’s going be too heavy

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Layney
Layney

The bamboo will be lighter in weight but only marginally, it will “breathe” a bit better but I purchased the blanket that I think would suit my purpose best


Tori F.

Tori F.asked

I am worried the blanket will be to hot as i am going through menopause and sleep really hot but was interested in the blanket because i have anxiety as well. Any suggestions? Thanks Tori

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Kellie-Marie D.
Kellie-Marie D.

Hi Tori, its no hotter then just a throw, maybe a sheet and yr calming blanket would be fine.

Tania
Tania

Hi Tori, I haven’t found it to make me hot. I still have a sheet and my other doona on top of the blanket as I have the weighted blanket but my husband does not. I do live in a cold climate so even with the heating on at a constant 17 over night I don’t get hot. Hope this helps:)


G.gardner

G.gardnerasked

Hi I have had my blanket less then a week and it has wearing holes where the beads have fallen out and gone all through my bed, as much as I enjoyed the weight this was a massive disappointment. I also noticed clumping in areas.

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Calming Blanket
Calming B.Calming Blanket

G.gardner - this is definitely not a regular occurrence and is not normal. Please email us some photos and we will get you a new blanket sent out straight away :)


Glen

Glenasked

Is usage limited to certain timeframes ? or are they suitable for overnight use

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Kylie_Embury
Kylie_Embury

They are suitable for overnight use. I use mine all night, and anytime during the day that I feel I need it.


Angela A.

Angela A.asked

Hi, I have a 9 year old daughter and a 5 year old son probably both under 30kg but am unsure of which blanket to buy and am thinking about longer term use - as they get older. Any advice would be great. Thanks.

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Holly
Holly

We got the lowest weight in the adult sizes..not sure if that was 4.5 or 6.5 kgs. I highly reccomend asking the calming blanket site. Their support IT is great. Our son is 8 and we find it calming ourselves.

Georgie M
Georgie M

I bought the adult one which was 4.5kg. My 9 year old is the youngest in our family so I felt that the adult size would be fine and it is. You could always try one and see how you go

Calming Blanket
Calming B.Calming Blanket

Hey Angela! I suggest you contact our support at help@calmingblankets.com.au with all your details so we can help you make the right choice. Alternatively there is lots of information on our blog on our website! We look forward to helping you :)


mARLZ

mARLZasked

What weight is suggested for an adult?

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Tania M
Tania M

They recommend 10% of your body weight

Calming Blanket
Calming B.Calming Blanket

Leeanne

Leeanneasked

Hi,

I am just wondering is it safe while pregnant? I weigh approximately 57kg wondering what weight I should get?

Thanks,
Leeanne

2 answers
Calming Blanket
Calming B.Calming Blanket

Hey Leeanne - Please consult with your GP about this :)

We have had customers use it in the past while pregnant however can not comment any further!

Joe M.
Joe M.

You think you'd know using health as selling point


Emma C.

Emma C.asked

Hello, my son wakes every night and finds it difficult to go back to sleep in his own bed. He is 9 yrs old and 35kg. Should i buy the adult 5kg or child blanket? Thanks.

1 answer
Calming Blanket
Calming B.Calming Blanket

Hey Emma :)

We would recommend the 4.5kg adult length blanket!


sue

sueasked

Can you claim for the blanket on health insurance extras cover?

1 answer
Calming Blanket
Calming B.Calming Blanket

Hey Sue!

Probably best you ask your health insurance provider. An invoice/receipt will be sent to you upon completing your purchase. Whether this can be used to claim back, I am unsure.


Michelle N

Michelle Nasked

Hi
I would like to purchase one of your blankets, however I have read a few reviews about your cover not being great. Has this been changed?

3 answers
Calming Blanket
Calming B.Calming Blanket

Hi Michelle,

Unsure what problem you are referring to here :)

Our cover now has 12 ties which stops shifting which was a slight problem last year. However we don't have any negative reviews so I am unsure what your specific question is about.

Let me know so I can help you!

Davie

Filiz
Filiz

Hi yes i have read in the reviews as well that the cover doesnt stay it bundles. There are couple of people saying that and one has removed the cover due to this problem. Im curious too now with a ? Mark

Calming Blanket
Calming B.Calming Blanket

Hey all,

If your ties of your outer blanket are properly secured to your inner blanket this should not be a problem! :)


TX1

TX1asked

Will it cover a queen bed and replace my quilt.

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Calming Blanket
Calming B.Calming Blanket

Hey TX1

Our adult blankets are single size however we have also just released a queen mattress sized blanket.

This can replace your quilt & cover your queen bed. It won't drape over the edges which can cause the blanket to fall off.

We recommend 1 blanket per person when using a weighted blanket to aid with sleep.

Thanks heaps,
Calming Blankets


Lorraine

Lorraineasked

Hi Jane
Do you mind me asking which weight you bought ? Finding it hard to decide lighter or heavier.

Many thanks
Lorraine

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Lisan A
Lisan A

I'd go with lighter. Your best bet is to pile a couple of quilts and blankets on top of yourself and see how your body reacts. The great thing about CB is that the company handles returns and exchanges really really well!


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