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When your child is feeling sad, overwhelmed, or restless, a tight hug from you can make them feel at ease. Scientifically, those comforting hugs release the feel good hormone, dopamine, and make your kiddo feel like everything is right in the world. Weighted blankets work similarly as they help to soothe your child's anxiety, help them relax, and calm their fidgeting and jitters.
When it comes to choosing a weighted blanket for your kid (or yourself), it's important to choose an option that isn't too heavy. It is recommended to opt for blankets that weigh about 10% of your child's body weight, which typically is a blanket between 5 and 7 pounds. We've rounded up the best weighted blankets that your kid will absolutely adore.