Kids: 10% of body weight plus a pound or two.
Adults: 10% of ideal body weight plus a pound or two.
Feel free to add more weight if the user likes a lot of pressure. Consult with OT for appropriate weight if working with one.
|Body Weight||Blanket Weight|
|30-50 lbs||4-7 lbs|
|50-70 lbs||6-9 lbs|
|70-90 lbs||8-11 lbs|
|90-110 lbs||10-13 lbs|
|110-130 lbs||12-15 lbs|
|130-150 lbs||14-17 lbs|
|150-170 lbs||16-19 lbs|
|170-190 lbs||18-21 lbs|
|190 lbs +||please contact for sizing|
*We are not physicians or licensed OTs. These are general guidelines for choosing weight for blankets and not to be a substitute for medical treatment.