Spanish Background

Currently spoken by 470 million people mainly in Spain and Latin America, Spanish is the second-most-spoken language in the world after Mandarin. Originally from Castile, Spain it evolved from Vulgar Latin in 210 BC and was taken to America via Spanish colonization. Officially spoken in 22 countries and being one of the 6 official languages of the United Nations, Spanish is the language of Hispanic/Latino culture, infamous for Spanish Inquisition, and famous for Miguel de Cervantes and Gabriel García Marquéz, salsa and flamenco, Mexican Mariachi,

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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.