Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

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


Media Reports Against Cosleeping Missed Vital Message

Media reports against cosleeping usually leave out an important message that helps parents to make informed decisions about sleep arrangements for babies. Read More

Woman Has 50 Pound Ovarian Cyst Removed After Doctors Ignored Her Pain

Doctors ignored a woman’s pain and discomfort for months. When she sought emergency help, surgeons discovered a 50 pound ovarian cyst in her abdomen. Read More


The Real Reason Your Kids Won’t Listen

Have you ever tried to work out the reason your kids won’t listen? There’s a link between movement, listening and concentration that might surprise you. Read More

SIDS And Safe Sleep – How Safe Is Your Baby?

Research shows too many parents make unsafe sleep arrangements for infants, in an attempt to maximise their own sleep. How safe is your baby? Read More


Worried About Tearing During Childbirth? How To Reduce The Risk Of Severe Tears

Among women’s fears about their upcoming births, the top two are fear of pain and fear of tearing during childbirth. But there are ways to reduce the risks. Read More

5 Ways Your Birth Experience Can Affect Your Parenting

Birth has short and long term effects on both mother and baby. Here are 5 ways in which your birth experience can affect your parenting journey. Read More




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