Slavic Background

The history of Slavs goes as far back as the 6th century. The total population of almost 400 million people speaks various languages (called Slavic or sometimes Slavonic) based on the geographic location of different countries in Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe, as well as North and Central Asia: East Slavic peoples speaking Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian, West Slavic peoples speaking Czech, Slovak and Polish, and South Slavic peoples speaking Bulgarian, Macedonian, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, Montenegrin and Slovenian. All these languages are of Proto-Slavic ancestry,

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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.