Italian Background

Located in Southern Europe, the Italian Republic with its enclave of the Vatican City has a population of 60 million people. As the Roman Empire it was once a political and religious center Western civilization, and the birthplace of Renaissance and Humanism. With the cultural heritage of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Dante, Italy has the greatest number of Roman Catholic churches per capita and is a popular destination for tourists for its Adriatic Sea beaches, Vesuvius volcano, the cities of Venice and Florence, architecture

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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.