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May 1st, 2015 Staff Picks for May & Every Day (plus a gift card giveaway)

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Looking for gift ideas to treat yourself, your favorite mom or a marvelous mom-to-be? At ZukaBaby, we are always on the hunt for smart, stylish and sane solutions for our customers, our friends and for our own families.  Check out a few of our latest favorites and post a comment by May 31 for a chance to […]

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April 22nd, 2015 Not a bird, a plane or even supermom… How I saved my son’s life TWICE

The first time it happened my 5 month old son and I were laughing on the couch. He was sitting in my lap facing me when all of a sudden his eyes became huge, panicked, terrified. He began flapping his arms and opening his mouth without a sound coming out. My reflexes and my panic […]

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January 28th, 2015 To Suck or Not to Suck – a NoseFrida Review

  There I was, 35+ weeks pregnant in the last weeks of being very-big-bellied with my first child. I felt like the Amazon boxes couldn’t come fast enough and I was running to Zukababy every week for something – I needed EVERYTHING for my baby and I needed it yesterday. Some call this shop-a-holic syndrome […]

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January 7th, 2015 Baby Shower in the Big Easy

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I moved back to New Orleans while 7 months pregnant in July (that’s a blog for another day.)  After living away for ten years, I had no idea where anything was or what would make a suitable place for a baby shower. My dear cousin, with help from my mother, planned my baby shower while […]

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January 5th, 2015 Keeping your New Years’ Fitness Resolution with a Baby

  January 1st comes around every year and I don’t know about you but my resolutions always include at least one about exercising more, eating better, and generally taking care of myself. And if all of that wasn’t hard enough in past years, this year I’ll have to do it with a baby. Like many […]

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December 29th, 2014 Free Weekly Support Groups in Metarie with Michelle OT starting 1/12!

I am excited to spend my Mondays at Zukababy in Metairie beginning  January 12th. This gives me the opportunity to share my knowledge and to provide advice to families from my professional and personal experiences. I’m hosting two FREE drop-in programs: Mommy and Me and Working Mom’s Lunchbox Series. My professional experience includes nearly 30 […]

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December 17th, 2014 Prepping Your Partner to be The Best Partner for Delivery

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Coping With Confidence  Most women want hands-on support and a compassionate partner with the know how to help them through, but wonder how they will ever learn it all. Sometimes they are not sure if a Doula is in their budget yet are not confident about which positions and techniques they might need. This class […]

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December 10th, 2014 Green Santa is Coming!

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Each year Santa visits ZukaBaby to take pictures with babies and kids, but not just any Santa, our Santa is GREEN!! He first appeared on the scene of the Green Light District’s first holiday event.  The Green Light District is a two block stretch of eco-friendly boutiques on Magazine Street.   Santa heard the call […]

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November 12th, 2014 Breastfeeding, Bottles and Binkies

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One mom’s adventures dealing with milk supply, formula supplementing and nursing strikes My wonderful son has been a pistol from the beginning- always strong willed and independent-minded. Thankfully, he decided very early on that he loved to nurse. We had a great feeding relationship that came very easily and naturally right from the start. And […]

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November 4th, 2014 The Benefits of Repetitive Reading

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Everyone has one. That ONE book that you’ve read to your child 872 times… and they just can’t wait to hear it for the 873rd. We know you want this book to mysteriously disappear off the face of the Earth, never to be seen again. But, what you might not know is that by reading […]

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