Are These Blankets Worth Their Weight?

As seen on Carolina AM

Audra gives a report on weighted blankets when a military flyover muffles her mic.  She pauses for, “the sound of freedom.”

Weighted blankets have become popular lately, but some question if they actually work or not.  The blankets are used to treat anxiety and insomnia.  Studies show the feeling of light pressure against the body make us feel good, which explains why babies sleep better when they are swaddled.  However, a sleep psychologist says that there is not a lot of research proving that they actually help with sleep.