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The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG
The Zaky HUG

The Zaky HUG

The Zaky

Regular price $99.00 Sale

FOR A LIMITED TIME: Orders within the USA receive a free wood box packaging ($9) with the purchase of each pair of The Zaky HUG, a gift on behalf of Zachary.  

Can't be there to nurture or hold your loved one? Need a hand to transition to the crib, or sleep? A loving HUG keeps you in touch and Touch Changes Everything!

The Zaky HUG: One universal size. One universal weight. Select  one hand or pair, and color. Versatile. Evidence-Based.

Select One hand or one pair?  One hand is for comfort and scent of one parent. One Pair is recommended for all hospitalized babies, newborns, to provide positioning, soothing, scent of both parents (one each hand), transitioning support in the car seat, wash one/keep the other. One pair is also for older kids that need more weight. One is suitable if used only for comfort.

The Zaky HUG colorsBe there:  Scientifically designed to extend your touch, weight, and scent. The soft texture of The Zaky HUG, by Nurtured by Design, will affectionately hug your loved one and provide nurturing surroundings even when you are away. Works as Positioning, Nesting Soothing, Attachment, Transitional aid, and many more.

Sleep is important to develop their brain. The Zaky HUG protectively provides an ergonomic surrounding where your baby or child feels safe, loved, comfortable and relaxes, and offering the sense of security they need to fall asleep. You will sleep better as well.

The Zaky HUG Includes:

    • ONE PAIR: One pair of The Zaky HUG (Left+Right hands) + laundry bag + Information and Instructions.
      Pairs come in a frosted branded ZipLock bag.  Gift option available USA ONLY: a beautiful wood box instead of the ziplock bag (Add $9)  
    • ONE HAND: Single hands are packaged in an organza bag + laundry bag + information and instructions.  

Instructions and Warnings:

A warm scented HUG: To wrap your infant in the uniquely comforting scent of your body, place The Zaky on your chest or neck for one hour. Each parent may scent one of the hands. To lend it the warmth of your body, place The Zaky in the dryer or in a towel warmer for a couple of minutes and offer your baby the unique warmth of your soothing hug! It won't heat up in the microwave.

Wash/Dry it: Use the washing bag that comes with The Zaky HUG and wash it with the rest of the blankets/clothing of the baby/child.  The filling is antimicrobial, anti-allergenic, anti-fungal, washable & safe. No disassembly needed.

Manage the Weight and Firmness: Shift the filling to control the weight that goes over the baby, or the firmness to help the baby with containment. Babies of 5 lbs can take the whole weight of The Zaky HUG (500 grams)

Suggested Age: Recommended for all ages, from birth, regardless of size, medical condition, or developmental stage.

OTHER FEATURES FOR HOSPITALS:

  • In hospitals, it virtually replaces all positioners, nests, transitional items, nests, swaddlers, bonding aids and soothing devices.

  • Natural developmental care, no invasive procedures, medication/side effects, or expensive equipment 

  • Used in over over a thousand hospitals globally since 2004 (NICU, PICU, CICU, Post Partum, Transport, etc)

  • SUITABLE FOR NEONATES, YOUNG CHILDREN, ADULTS, ELDERLY: An ideal extension of your loving HUG, The Zaky comforts and supports positioning, while it relaxes those that experience separation anxiety or are under medical treatment. It is highly valued in homes all over the world and welcomed in all hospital units.

  • Complement the neuroprotective care of the baby with the award winning The Zaky ZAK (sold separately) to hold babies skin to skin / kangaroo care, and The Zaky ZEN for organic and natural aromatherapy and skin care

  • Comfortable, soothing, and proper ergonomic environment for "Back to Sleep" without swaddling.  Once the baby is sleeping or you leave the room, take the Zaky HUGs with you.