Jewish Background

Jewish nation has its origins in the Israelites or Hebrews of the Ancient Near East, and according to the Hebrew Bible descends from Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Currently the Jewish nation counts 13.5 million people, most of which live in the State of Israel. Jewish minorities reside in many countries all over the world but they share the same traditions - Judaism as the religion, Torah as the central concept, and kosher food. Most of them also experienced persecution, World War II Holocaust, anti-Semitism and

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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.