MIAMI, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Todobebe, Inc, the leading independent producer of family friendly parenting and entertainment content for the Hispanic market, revealed key insights about Latinas and Hispanic mothers, after analyzing data from polls conducted during 2011 among visitors to its site http://www.todobebe.com.
An overwhelming majority, 93%, planned to breastfeed or already nursed their baby. "This is great news for the Hispanic community. Doctors agree on the benefits of breastfeeding your child for at least six months, but we did not expect this number," said co-founder and Todobebe's Chief Content Officer, Jeannette Kaplun.
Regarding bilingualism, 97% of Latinas think it's good to teach more than one language to children and 49% said more than one language is spoken at home. Interestingly, 10% of respondents said they don't speak a second language at home, but their children do.
Latinas also expressed their parenting views:
� 65% disagree with letting the baby cry it out at night.
� 54% said children should not watch more than one hour of television a day, but 26% admitted they allow them to do so.
� 38% are in favor of spanking, but most, 51%, are not.
� 67% would choose the gender of their baby if possible
� Only 19% of Latinas wouldn't plan their baby's birth date.
� 85% disapprove allowing children under 13 years to use Facebook
� 69% dislike naming their children just like their parents, despite a long-standing tradition in Latin American countries.
Todobebe, Inc is a leading mom and family media company founded in 1999. Its properties provide the best in family entertainment and expert advice through TV formats, radio, digital community and content websites, promotions, mobile applications, consumer research, events, licensing, and more. In 2010 it was named the #1 Digital Content Provider to Hispanic Audiences by Portada. Its history of production and distribution of Emmy-nominated TV shows includes Univision Network, Telemundo Network, Televisa, and more. Its digital properties include " Todobebe�, "Viva La Familia�" , "Blogs de Mamas", "Todofamilia�" and "Embarazo". Apps in English, Spanish & Portuguese available on iTunes under keyword "Todobebe" and include "PhotoMoments", "FirstABC123", "FirstColors", and "FirstSounds." For more information, visit http://www.globalfamilymedia.com .
SOURCE Todobebe, Inc.
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