Posted on Feb 16th 2017
February is American Heart Awareness Month – a cause that is near and dear to our hearts.
In 2003, Eitan Lev Wernick (which means “Strong Heart”), the son of Baby K’tan CEO and Co-Founders Isaac Wernick and Aviva Wernick, was born. Shortly after his birth, the Wernicks learned that their baby boy had been born with a rare and serious heart defect known as Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (TAPVR), and at only four weeks old, Eitan underwent a successful open-heart surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital.
After his surgery, Eitan was fragile and sensitive to pain. Having heard about the benefits of baby wearing and skin-to-skin care, the Wernicks began researching slings and baby carriers to try and find the best one, but they were dissatisfied with the carriers available on the market. They discussed this dilemma with their friends, Michal and Brian Chesal, whose son Coby was born with Down syndrome in 1999. The Chesals had likewise been unhappy with the baby carrier options on the market, and at that time, they worked on creating a modified carrier. After Eitan was born, the two families joined forces to create the perfect baby carrier to meet their standards in terms of quality, design, safety, structure and style and, from their efforts, the Baby K’tan Baby Carrier was born!
Today, Eitan is a thriving 7th grader who loves to play soccer, ice hockey and golf. Having already been a part of the inspiration behind the Baby K’tan Baby Carrier, he is now following in his parents’ footsteps and is currently designing and creating his very own baby product. Stay tuned for more info on his creations!
Davie, FL – February 10, 2017 – Following in their tradition of philanthropy, Baby K’tan, LLC is donating nearly 150 Baby K’tan Diaper Bags to Twice As Nice Mother & Child, providing much needed parenting essentials to those in need. Twice As Nice Mother & Child is a 501(c)(3) organization which strives to ensure that every mother and child has his [...]
Baby K’tan to offer a newborn swaddle & toddler blanket Davie, FL – February 1, 2017 – Kicking off a momentous start to the new year, Baby K’tan is excited to announce the release of their Newborn Swaddle & Toddler Blanket; the addition helping expand the nearly 10-year-old company into a new product category. Best known for their flagship product, the [...]
Davie, FL – January 4, 2017 – The International Hip Dysplasia Institute has acknowledged the Baby K'tan Baby Carrier as a "hip-healthy" product when used as directed. This acknowledgement will sit alongside the brand’s ASTM Sling Safety standard approval and EU safety standard certification. With Hip Dysplasia awareness on the rise, the concern over healthy hip positioning in infant products [...]
Baby K’tan Baby Carrier Named Winner in The Bump Best of Baby Awards Fifth Annual Best of Baby Awards to Honor the Top Fertility, Pregnancy and Parenting Products Davie, FL – January 6, 2017 – Baby K’tan is pleased to announce the selection of their Original Baby K’tan Baby Carrier as a 2017 winner of The Bump Best of Baby [...]
We couldn't be prouder as we cheer on our CEO and Co-Founder, Isaac Wernick, in running in the Big Sur Marathon in California this April 2017. He will be joining team Every Mother Counts in support of maternal health around the world. Between now and April 30th, $1 from every sale on our website will be [...]
In a most beautiful way to wrap up the year, ICU baby - a non-profit organization that provides support to families with babies in the NICU - Celebrates its One Year Anniversary at the NICU of South Miami Hospital. Baby K'tan is proud to support ICU baby in their efforts. Each year, thousands of newborn babies [...]
Gugy Selected to Distribute Baby K’tan in Latin AmericaBaby K’tan expands into the Latin America region with an established distributor Davie, FL – December 1, 2016 – In response to the continued growth of their award-winning baby products brand, Baby K’tan, LLC is happy to announce a new distribution partnership with Gugy Corporation of Latin America.Currently working with 16 International distributors [...]
We're wrapping up a spectacular year with the Mother of All Baby Showers, and we thought we'd give you a roundup of how things went. In case you have't heard of them, The Mother of All Baby Showers is a consumer focused event that is ALL about pregnancy, parenting and your growing family. MOABS is an annual [...]
Baby K’tan, LLC Announces Global Expansion with 2012 Ltd.2012 Ltd Begins Distribution to Over 40 EU Countries for Baby K’tan ProductsDavie, FL – November 16, 2016 – Baby K’tan, LLC, is pleased to announce its next step in global expansion by appointing 2012 Ltd. with the European Union (EU) distribution for the Baby K’tan brand. While 2012 Ltd has been [...]
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