Online News Coverage

2011 Momology: The Art + Science of Mothering by Shelly Radic More > Reuters“Mother’s angst spawns preemie pillow business” by Deborah Cohen 2011 More > Top 10 reasons to own your own business, by Darren Dahl 2011 More > 2010 Mom Invented Houston Chronicle, May 16, 2010 More > Ver online >> Mom Invented Read more about Online News Coverage[…]

TV and Radio Coverage

TV ABC News, Channel 13 – Meet our Warrior! By Pooja Lodhia Sunday, December 21, 2014 Yamile and Zachary are invited to Fox and Friends in New York City Fox and Friends invited Yamile and Zachary to talk about The Zaky and how we help kids in distress November 17, 2014 – Elisabeth Hasselbeck talked Read more about TV and Radio Coverage[…]

Newspapers we were featured in

2010 2009 The Dallas Morning News, Sept 25, 2010. Yamile Jackson wins 2010 Ultimate Latina of the Year in the Health Category. More > Sugar Land Sun and Fort Bend Sun. Sept 2009. More > 2007 Herald Sun, Australia. Australia’s biggest selling Daily Newspaper. “Safe pair of hands helps calm babies” by Kate Sikora. National News section. Read more about Newspapers we were featured in[…]

Books that we are featured in

  2011 2006 “The Miracle of Kangaroo Mother Care” by Tony and Nyrie Roos includes Zachary Jackson’s story, our company, and mission on Behalf of Zachary (Chapter 12 was written by our founder, Yamile Jackson) GIFTED: 1,000 Gift Ideas for Everyone in your Life, USA The Zaky is listed as one of the best gifts Read more about Books that we are featured in[…]

We Redefine Parenting in the Hospital

“25 years ago, NICU technology was the center of the universe and the baby was in the background with no mother. Now, the Mother and child are the center of the universe and the technology is in the background.” -Dr. White Parents are no longer “visitors” feeling impotent and experiencing high rates of depression. Parents Read more about We Redefine Parenting in the Hospital[…]


1. Does Nurtured by Design provide support on teaching the nurses/mothers how to use The Zaky? Yes, we provide help online for NICU staff and parents, in print, and in person. We also visit hospitals and talk to nurses, mothers, and other health professionals. Contact us with any requests, comments, or questions. 2. What hospital units use Read more about FAQ’s[…]

Research on The Zaky

This research was published in the September 2015 issue of Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews. The Zaky is a product by Nurtured by Design and it is the only device on the market designed to provide nurturing developmental care to babies in the NICU since it was released in 2004 after almost four years of development. It Read more about Research on The Zaky[…]

Our Inspiration

In 2001, Dr. Yamile Jackson developed severe pre-eclampsia during her pregnancy. In order to save her life, Zachary was born prematurely weighing less than two pounds. Three weeks after his birth, he survived the deluge of Tropical Storm Allison that flooded Houston and shut down all power to his hospital and his life-support equipment. His parents and Read more about Our Inspiration[…]