Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

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

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

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

Special Care Babies Sleep Better While Hearing Mama’s Voice

Babies in special care need lots of sleep to help them grow and develop. New research has found babies sleep better when they hear their mother's voice. Read More




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