Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

First Degree Perineal Tear – 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

Probiotic Could Reduce Colic Crying, Research Says

Colic is the type of crying every new parent fears. New research hasn't found the cause but might have found a potential way to reduce colic crying. Read More


Smartphones And Teen Suicide – 5 Things Parents Need To Know

Thinking about getting a smartphone for your preteen? Check out these 5 things parents need to know about smartphones and teen suicide. Read More

The Most Stressed Mamas – Is A Newborn Or A Teen More Stressful?

A new survey says some mamas are swapping nappies and sleepless nights for stress about homework, relationships and independence, as their kids get older. Read More




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