Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

Fourth Degree Perineal Tears – Everything You Need To Know About Severe Tearing

Fear of tearing during birth is a common fear of most pregnant women. Here’s everything you need to know about severe fourth degree perineal tears. Read More


Third Degree Perineal Tears – What You Need To Know

Thinking about third degree perineal tears might not be particularly appealing, but this information could help you avoid or reduce the severity of a tear. Read More

Second Degree Perineal Tears During Birth – 4 Things To Know

The good news about perineal tears is the vast majority are minor. Here are 4 things you should know about second degree perineal tears during birth. Read More


First Degree Perineal Tears – 4 Things To Know

The number one fear for most pregnant women is tearing. Here are 4 things every pregnant woman needs to know about the first degree perineal tear. Read More


Do New Dads Experience Postpartum Depression?

New mothers are experiencing postpartum mood disorders at alarmingly high rates. But what about fathers? Do new dads experience postpartum depression too? Read More

Did The Food Pyramid Cause Our Obesity Crisis? 3 Major Mistakes Health Officials Made

The healthy eating food pyramid has been the cornerstone of western nutrition for decades, but is it doing us good, or contributing to the obesity crisis? Read More


Serena Williams Saved Her Own Life Hours After Giving Birth – Why We Need To Listen To Mothers

The world’s greatest tennis player and new mother, Serena Williams, recently shared her birth experience and how she saved her own life hours after birth. Read More

Excessive Video Gaming Now A Mental Disorder – What Parents Need To Know

We hear about the importance of limiting screen time for kids. A new diagnosis has prompted parents to look at just how much screen time their kids have. Read More


Don’t Want Your Child To Be A Picky Eater? Eat A Varied Diet, Research Says

Dealing with fussy kids and picky eating is part of parenting, right? But what if you could make this stage less painful? Research has found a way. Read More

3 Reasons Hospital Midwives Might Equal Fewer C-Sections

C-sections can save lives but high rates of surgical birth also carry high health risks. Here are 3 reasons hospital midwives can mean fewer c-sections. Read More




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