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Weighted Products: How long can a baby wear a Weighted Product?Updated 5 months ago

The Weighted Products are designed to create calm during a busy day or before and during sleep. 

The Weighted Products have holes for the arms and are designed to stay in place. The holes are of a suitable size, which is not big enough for the elbow to squeeze through nor small enough to make it difficult to take the product on and off.

Research suggests that weighted products start to work after 15 to 20 minutes. But children are different and react differently. For this reason, we recommend some trial and error to figure out how the Weighted Products work best for your child. 

After about 30 minutes, the nervous system may get used to the weight and the effect will slowly wear off. Some sleep experts recommend that you use the Weighted Product for 20-30 minutes at a time, while others recommend that the child sleep with it at night so as not to wake them up.  

Both the Weighted Vest and the Weighted Sleeping Bag are designed to use during sleep. If you want to remove the Weighted Product and use it again to extend the effect, we recommend that you give the nervous system time to "reset" before use. This takes between 20 and 40 minutes.

NOTE! The Weighted Product's increased weight can make it harder for the child to adjust their sleeping position on their own. For safety reasons and to prevent cot death, the Weighted Products may only be used by children 8 months and older. A thumb rule is that the children should be able to turn on their own since they must be able to adjust their sleeping position and change the placement of their heads by themselves when sleeping.

We recommend always using the Weighted Products in accordance with the recommendations and instructions so as to establish the best and safest environment for your child.  

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