Why Choose the Dream Weighted Sack?
Weighted blankets are proven to calm your baby with Deep Pressure Stimulation so they can relax and sleep soundly.
Lightweight and breathable for year-round use. The 0.6 TOG is perfect for both warm and cool climates.
100% cotton knit is super-soft and gentle on baby’s sensitive skin. Inner beads are safe and non-toxic
What does this mean for your baby?
It can reduce:
- Stress and Anxiety
- Time to fall asleep
- Waking in the night
You also get:
- Better quality sleep
- Enhanced neuro-development
- Boosts mood & health
Dream Weighted Sack
Regular Sleep Sack
Even distribution of weight from shoulder to toe.
Simple fabric with no calming qualities.
Deep Pressure Stimulation reduces stress, calming baby.
Without DPS, baby is fussy and fights sleep.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are weighted swaddles safe?
Yes! In fact, Dreamland Baby was developed in partnership with pediatricians, pulmonologists, NICU nurses, and certified sleep consultants in order to create a product that adhered to the American Academy of Pediatrics safe sleep guidelines. Our weighted swaddle has passed all Consumer Product Safety Commission standards. The International Hip Dysplasia Institute acknowledges the Dreamland Baby Weighted Swaddle as a "hip-healthy" product when used as directed. You can learn more about safety in this clinical study, HERE, that finds newborns significantly increase calm feelings, and improve sleep patterns when using a baby weighted sleep sack.
Do sleep sacks help babies sleep better?
Our weighted swaddle sack is specifically designed to help baby sleep better. Our CoverCalm™ Technology ensures that the gentle weight is evenly distributed from shoulder to toes. This distribution of weight naturally reduces stress and increases relaxation through deep touch stimulation. As a result, baby will be able to fall asleep faster and sleep in longer stretches.
Do babies wear clothes under swaddle?
Your baby can wear clothes under the swaddle sack. However, it is not absolutely necessary. Many parents use a onesie or lightweight pajama, but it depends on the temperature in the room. To avoid the risk of SIDS, you never want baby to overheat while sleeping. Our weighted sacks have a 0.6 tog so that they can comfortably wear them year-round.
Why weighted swaddles for newborns?
Most newborns love being swaddled, so a weighted sleep sack baby can wear and be swaddled in at the same time is a perfect combo for relaxation and comfort.
Why weighted swaddles for infants?
Weighted swaddles give babies the sensation of being hugged. In addition, the gentle weight naturally reduces cortisol and increases melatonin (the sleepy hormone) and serotonin (the happy hormone), so they can relax. When baby is wearing a weighted newborn sleep sack combined with the swaddle, they are able to calm down and fall asleep faster.
Are sleep sacks safe for rolling babies?
Yes! Our sleep sack's gentle weight is 10% or less body weight and will not restrict movement or weigh baby down. That means baby can roll, sit, stand; anything they would do in a non-weighted sleep sack.
Why do babies sleep better in a sleep sack?
Babies sleep better in a sleep sack because they are designed to ensure that baby is cozy, has a snug, supported feeling, and controlled temperature. The best part is that parents can relax knowing baby is sleeping in a safe, wearable blanket.
When should babies stop wearing sleep sacks?
There's no exact age when babies should stop wearing sleep sacks. It really depends on their comfort level, and many enjoy them well into the toddler stage. Many infants will use a sleep bag while still in a crib and then transition once they're in a toddler bed.
Are sleep sacks worth it?
Absolutely! The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends using sleep sacks as a safe alternative to blankets to keep your baby cozy, comfortable, safe, and secure. In addition, many parents find that using a sleep sack helps their babies sleep more soundly.
Why do sleep sacks not have sleeves?
Sleep sacks are sleeveless to reduce the risk of rebreathing, overheating, and for overall ease of use. Many parents put a lightweight pajama on baby underneath the sack.
What happens when a baby rolls over while swaddled?
A baby who has begun to roll over should no longer be swaddled. It becomes a safety issue because if a swaddled baby rolls over onto their stomach, they may not be able to go back in the other direction. This can become a suffocation risk, so you'll want to pay close attention once your baby starts to roll.
What weighted sack size is best for my baby?
Our Weighted Sleep Sacks come in the following sizes, 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 12-24 months, and 24-36 months. Sleep Sack sizes are determined by the weight and length of your baby. Our sacks are designed to be longer, so babies have ample room to grow and are able to move their legs and kick comfortably. This extra room makes them a "hip-healthy" product when used as directed.
Is it OK to swaddle newborn at night?
Yes! We recommend swaddling a newborn at night (and nap time!) to help your baby sleep more soundly. A baby "burrito," as swaddling is sometimes referred to, is a great way to put baby to sleep - think of it as a gentle hug. And of course, caregivers should always follow safe sleep guidelines - baby should be placed on their back with nothing in the crib, including toys or blankets.