Catalan Background

Catalonia is one of the autonomous communities in Spain, with a status of nationality. With the population of 7.5 million people and Barcelona as the capital, Catalonia has four official languages: Catalan, Spanish, Aranese and Catalan Sign language. Located on the Iberian Peninsula, with its Mediterranean shores, the region is the home of Salvador Dalí, Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia, Pau Gasol – LA Lakers basketball player, Facundo Bacardi – the founder of Bacardi rum distillery, and FC Barcelona. As a part of the Romance language family,

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Leigh Anne O’Connor, IBCLC is a Private Practice Lactation Consultant and La Leche League Leader in New York City. She has been working with breastfeeding families for nearly 17 years. She and her husband Rob have three children, all breastfed! She has appeared on various TV and radio shows as well as contributed to many articles on breastfeeding. She blogs at www.mamamilkandme.com Leigh Anne is offering a 30 minute prenatal phone consultation. She can help guide you through the preparation for breastfeeding, help you avoid...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.