A Made in Canada Journey

Why I have a Weighted Blanket

I started Hippo Hug in 2011 from my dining room table, I had an understanding of the need for weighted blankets and that no one in Calgary was making them. As well there was a large autism community that was looking for easier access to such a product, but I never personally had a need.…

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How Weighted Blankets Can Assist With the Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

How Weighted Blankets Can Assist With the Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia sufferers experience extreme pain over their entire body, which can often cause many difficulties with day-to-day life. Treatments include over the counter and prescription painkillers, physical and occupational therapy, plus counselling to provide tools for managing activities while dealing with pain. Many also find massage a way to temporarily alleviate symptoms. Weighted blankets for…

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