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Meet SOMNOS®: the therapeutic weighted comforter that relieves stress and insomnia waking you up feeling refreshed and energized!
Meet SOMNOS®: the therapeutic weighted comforter that relieves stress and insomnia waking you up feeling refreshed and energized!
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SOMNOS Weighted Comforter for Natural Deep Sleep

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WHAT’S DIFFERENT: IT’S NOT A BLANKET – IT’S A COMFORTER!

We have been using weighted blankets for many years and we love them. But there isn't any out there under which we could sleep comfortably for a full night. That's why we created SOMNOS: The First Weighted Comforter.

Medical Benefits of Weight + Comfort of a Duvet = SOMNOS®

  • Gentle pressure equal to 10-15% of your body weight relaxes the nervous system by mimicking a hug or embrace. This decreases the stress hormone cortisol and increases serotonin and melatonin

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Weighted blankets are not a new concept. They have been recommended by doctors for decades. The underlying concept of weighted blankets is based on the well-known science of Deep Touch Pressure (DTP).

Deep Touch Pressure applies gentle pressure evenly across the body, mimicking being hugged, which leads to relaxation of the nervous system. This decreases cortisol levels and increases serotonin and melatonin, the feel-good hormones. 

Applying gentle pressure over the body naturally triggers deep pressure touch receptors, sending soothing signals to the over-stimulated or ‘anxious’ nervous system, causing the increase in the production of the happy hormone, Serotonin.

Cortisol is the stress hormone released by the adrenal glands. High levels of cortisol may cause weight gain and high blood pressure, disrupt sleep, negatively impact mood, reduce your energy levels and contribute to diabetes. Studies have shown that sleeping under weighted blankets reduces night-time levels of cortisol. 

Serotonin is the main brain chemical regulating sleep, relaxation, mood, memory and learning. Studies show that most people in today’s fast-paced world have low-serotonin levels caused by an imbalanced lifestyle and stress. 

Serotonin naturally converts into melatonin. An increase of melatonin cues the body to rest and relax. Studies also show an increased parasympathetic activity, which has a calming effect on the autonomic nervous system, relaxing body and mind.

IT’S NOT A BLANKET – IT’S A COMFORTER!

SOMNOS® takes the concept of a weighted blanket to the next level by combining the medical benefits of a weighted blanket with unique features of a comforter, designed to fit perfectly into your lifestyle.

  • The First Weighted Comforter: SOMNOS is designed like a real comforter with highly breathable fabrics and small air channels that keep circulating the air to prevent the common problem of overheating under weighted blankets - that’s why you can really sleep under it for 8 hours!! 
  • Better Design: instead of large square pockets, SOMNOS incorporates slim body-contouring channels that drape perfectly over the body for the maximum medical benefits.
  • Eco-Friendly Materials: most weighted blankets use plastic, that's why we chose only clean glass beads for the weights. 
  • The Magical Zipper: gives flexibility to share the comforter, use it as a lap pad or on the sofa.

Over the last months we have selected Sleep Testers to test SOMNOS and to get their feedback on how to make SOMNOS even better. See what they have to say:

We offer four different Comforter sizes: Twin, Queen, King and a Kid's version for our little ones. 

Our most popular version is the Twin (54x78). It's the classic therapeutic calming tool that you can use in the bed, on the sofa, during meditation or yoga. You can easily unzip it and use it as a lap pad at your desk or share it with your favorite couch body.

The Queen (64x78) version is for those that want to have some extra space as well as for restless sleepers that turn and toss a lot at night. The SOMNOS® Queen Comforter also comes with a zipper for easy handling, washing and sharing.

The King 2-in-1 (84x78) version is an absolute Novelty: it's the first weighted comforter that combines two different weight categories within one comforter and thus maximizes the medical benefits for both sleepers. It's designed for sharing, especially for sleepers who have different body weights. We customize each half of your SOMNOS  to your individual weight preferences, so each of you can enjoy the medical benefits of a good night sleep! 1 Comforter + 2 Weights = 2 Happy Sleepers!

The Kid's (38x62) version is designed for our little ones. It fits children between the ages of 6 and 13 and provides an ideal size to use SOMNOS® as a flexible calming and relaxation tool.

Generally SOMNOS is made to fit the person and not the bed, the reason for this is that it has been shown that the medical benefits work better if you get the blanket made to fit your body.

Risks and challenges

We are confident in our product and look forward to scaling to the prototype to full production. Like any physical product, we have a tight manufacturing and shipping timetable--especially around the Christmas season.

We have run multiple tests on the prototype and we are working closely with our partners to anticipate any delays in advance and to keep you updated at every step of the way.

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    SOMNOS® Kids (Sleepy Bird) (~$169)

    It's not too late...save $50 with our Sleepy Bird Special (Retail Price: $219)

    Which weight is right for me?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends, so you get your perfect comforter!

    Age: 6-13 years

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    SOMNOS® Twin (Sleepy Bird) (~$209)

    It's not too late... you can still save $90 with our Sleepy Bird Special (Retail Price: $299)

    Which weight is right for me?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends, so you get your perfect comforter!

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    SOMNOS® Queen (Sleepy Bird) (~$279)

    It's not too late... you can still save $80 with our Sleepy Bird Special (Retail Price: $359)

    Which weight is right for me?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends, so you get your perfect comforter!

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    SOMNOS® King (Sleepy Bird) (~$349)

    The Absolute Novelty! The first weighted comforter that combines two different weight categories within one comforter for maximum medical benefits!

    1 Comforter + 2 Weights = 2 Happy Sleepers!

    It's not too late... you can still save $150 with our Sleepy Bird Special (Retail Price: $499)

    Which weight is right for us?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends so each side of the comforter fits perfectly for the maximum medical benefits for both sleepers!

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    Pledge €118 or more About US$ 132

    SOMNOS® Kids (Super Early Bird) (~$139)

    Wake Up and save $80 with our Super Early Birds Special! (Retail Price: $219)

    + get a free SOMNOS® Sleep Anywhere Bag

    Which weight is right for me?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends, so you get your perfect comforter!

    Can't get enough? Just multiply the number you want by $139 and pledge that amount.

    Age: 6-13 years

    Includes:
    • SOMNOS® Weighted Comforter (Kid's size) (38x62)
    • SOMNOS® Sleep Anywhere Bag
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    SOMNOS® Kids (Early Bird) (~$159)

    Wake Up and save $60 with our Early Birds Special (Retail Price: $219)

    Which weight is right for me?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends, so you get your perfect comforter!

    Can't get enough? Just multiply the number you want by $159 and pledge that amount.

    Age: 6-13 years

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    SOMNOS® Twin (Super Early Bird) (~$179)

    The Classic! Wake Up and save $120 with our Super Early Birds Special (Retail Price: $299)

    + get a free SOMNOS® Sleep Anywhere Bag

    Which weight is right for me?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends, so you get your perfect comforter!

    Can't get enough? Just multiply the number you want by $179 and pledge that amount.

    Includes:
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    • SOMNOS® Sleep Anywhere Bag
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    SOMNOS® Twin (Early Bird) (~$199)

    The Classic! Wake Up and save $100 with our Early Birds Special (Retail Price: $299)

    Which weight is right for me?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends, so you get your perfect comforter!

    Can't get enough? Just multiply the number you want by $199 and pledge that amount.

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    SOMNOS® Queen (Super Early Bird) (~$239)

    Wake Up and save $120 with our Super Early Birds Special (Retail Price: $359)

    + get a free SOMNOS® Sleep Anywhere Bag

    Which weight is right for me?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends, so you get your perfect comforter!

    Can't get enough? Just multiply the number you want by $239 and pledge that amount.

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    SOMNOS® Queen (Early Bird) (~$269)

    Wake Up and save $90 with our Early Birds Special (Retail Price: $359)

    Which weight is right for me?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends, so you get your perfect comforter!

    Can't get enough? Just multiply the number you want by $269 and pledge that amount.

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    Family Pack (1 Twin / 1 Kid) (~$299)

    Deep Sleep for the whole Family! Save $219 (Retail Price $518)

    Which weight is right for us?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends, so you get your perfect comforter!

    Includes:
    • SOMNOS® Weighted Comforter (Twin) (54x78)
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    SOMNOS® King (Super Early Bird) (~$309)

    The Absolute Novelty! The first weighted comforter that combines two different weight categories within one comforter for maximum medical benefits!

    1 Comforter + 2 Weights = 2 Happy Sleepers!

    Save $190 with our Super Early Birds Special (Retail Price: $499)

    Which weight is right for us?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends so each side of the comforter fits perfectly for the maximum medical benefits for both sleepers!

    Includes:
    • SOMNOS® Weighted Comforter (King) (84x78)
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    SOMNOS® King (Early Bird) (~$339)

    The Absolute Novelty! The first weighted comforter that combines two different weight categories within one comforter for maximum medical benefits!

    1 Comforter + 2 Weights = 2 Happy Sleepers!

    Save $160 with our Early Birds Special (Retail Price: $499)

    Which weight is right for us?... Relax, we customize your SOMNOS® after the campaign ends so each side of the comforter fits perfectly for the maximum medical benefits for both sleepers!

    Includes:
    • SOMNOS® Weighted Comforter (King) (84x78)
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