Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

7 Reasons To Hire A Doula If You Plan To Have An Epidural

Most people think doulas are only associated with natural unmedicated birth. Here are 7 reasons to hire a doula if you’re planning to have an epidural. Read More


Are Gummy Vitamins Healthy? Health Professionals Say No

Gummy vitamins might seem an easy and convenient way to ensure your child gets adequate nutrition. But do they really have benefits for children? Read More

Skin Hunger – What Is It And Why Do We Experience It?

We know babies need physical contact to thrive, but this need doesn't decrease as our children grow. What happens when we don't get enough physical contact? Read More


Excess Pregnancy Weight Increases Risk Of Birth Defects, Study Finds

Women of childbearing age are entering pregnancy with a higher body mass index than ever before. It’s important to understand the potential complications. Read More


Car Seat Crying – 8 Tips To Reduce Crying In The Car

Life with a new baby can be busy, but what do you do if your baby cries every time you put him in the car? Here are 8 tips to reduce crying in the car. Read More

7 New Mama Hacks To Make Your Day Easier

New babies tend to make time disappear. Here are 7 hacks for new mamas to make your day easier and give you a chance to rest and enjoy your baby. Read More


Why Is My Baby Breathing So Fast?

Parents spend a great deal of time watching their babies, especially when they're sleeping. Do you know what normal infant breathing looks like? Read More

Can You Have A Doula For A C-Section Birth?

You can have the support of a doula regardless of how your birth unfolds. But can a doula help even if you’re having a c-section birth? Absolutely! Read More


The Mental Load – Why Mamas Are Burning Out

The never ending internal dialogue of motherhood is taking its toll on modern mamas. Do you have burn out from the mental load you’re carrying? Read More

Is Your Toddler’s Diet Increasing The Risk Of Obesity?

New research has found the typical toddler diet could be setting our children up for health and weight issues in the future. Read More




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