Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

Bottle Propping Warning After Baby Chokes To Death

Bottle propping seems a harmless way to make life easier when you're a tired parent. But one mother's experience shows it's not worth the convenience. Read More


New Study: What’s Really Behind Your Child’s Behaviour?

Retained neonatal reflexes could be responsible for your child's behaviour or attention problems. Find out what an expert says about retained reflexes. Read More

Where Babies Are Born Influences Gut Health, Study Finds

When making decisions about your birthplace, don't forget to consider the impact birth environment has on your baby's future gut health. Read More


‘Eating For Two’ Comes With Serious Risks For Mama And Baby, Study Finds

A study has found the old advice on 'eating for two' while pregnant is not only risky for mothers, it can lead to health complications for babies. Read More


Why Your Baby’s Second Night Is So Hard

Why is your baby's second night after birth so hard? What happened to the sweet and settled newborn who was laid upon your chest just yesterday? Read More

Western Australia Hits Record High C-Section Rates

Recently released data has shown a shocking rise in c-section birth in Western Australia. Find out what is causing higher rates, and what can be done. Read More


US Women Have Too Many C-Sections, With Too Much Risk

Women in the US are having too many c-sections. Are developments in modern obstetrics responsible for increasing women’s exposure to unnecessary risk? Read More

Baby Hiccups During Pregnancy – What’s Normal?

We don’t know why babies hiccup in utero but, at some stage during pregnancy, most babies do What’s normal when it comes to baby hiccups during pregnancy? Read More


The US Is The ‘Most Dangerous’ Developed Country To Give Birth, Investigation Finds

A recent investigation has found the US to be the most dangerous developed country to give birth. Find out what the investigation has discovered. Read More

Iron Intake During Pregnancy – 6 FAQs Answered

Sorting through all the information about nutrition during pregnancy can be a challenge. Here are answers to 6 FAQs about iron intake during pregnancy. Read More




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