Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE


Why Every Mama Needs A Postpartum Sitz Bath – The Healing Power Of Sitz Baths

Ever wondered what a sitz bath is, and what they are used for? Find out what a sitz bath can do to help soothe your bottom region after birth. Read More


Want To Raise A Productive Adult? Study Says Pick Up Your Baby Whenever She Cries

Spoiling your baby by picking them up as soon as they cry? Research has found there are positive benefits to picking your baby up whenever they cry. Read More

Does Pretending To Understand Babies Make Them Smarter?

Babies like to make noise but does pretending to understand them really aid their development? Find out how this simple trick works Read More


10 Things I Say To My Children That I Need To Say To Myself

Ever find yourself launching into a stream of instructions only to realise you could take your own advice? Here are 10 things we could all say to ourselves. Read More


12 Things To Say To Calm An Anxious Child

Parenting has plenty of challenges. Add in an anxious child and it can make the everyday that much harder. Here are 12 tips to calm an anxious child. Read More

Grandparents, Your Outdated Advice May Put Your Grandkids At Risk

Grandparents have an important role to play in the care of their grandchildren but it's important to remember things have changed since their parenting days Read More


Can Eating Too Much Fruit Cause Gestational Diabetes?

Eating fruit and vegetables is a part of a healthy pregnancy diet, right? New research has shown how this advice mightn't be accurate for pregnant women Read More

6 Things You Should Do To Get Ready For Labour Day

The nursery is painted and your birth bag is packed - but have you prepared for the actual birth? Here are 6 tips to prepare for labour day. Read More



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