Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

Retained Placenta | Symptoms and Treatment

A retained placenta occurs when all or part of the placenta doesn't separate after giving birth. Here are the causes, symptoms and treatment. Read More


Circumcision and Parental Rights – Can They Be Taken Away?

As a parent, you assume you can make a decision on circumcision for your son. But what happens when the other parent disagrees? Can your rights be refused? Read More

How Will I Know When To Push In Labour?

Many pregnant women ask, "how will I know when to push in labour?" Read this article to find out how you'll know when to push, with and without an epidural. Read More


Sleep or Exercise – What Should New Parents Choose?

Sleep or exercise? Both are so very important to emotional and physical wellbeing, yet they battle with each other! Which should you choose? Find out here. Read More


7 Tips To Avoid Having An Episiotomy

Many pregnant women fear an episiotomy (a cut to the perineum). However, there are ways you can reduce your chances of an episiotomy. Here are 7 great tips. Read More

5 Ways New Mothers Can Get Their Oxytocin Flowing

We loooove oxytocin! The hormone of love and bonding not only feels great, but strengthens bonds. Here are 5 ways new mothers can get an oxytocin boost. Read More


6 Ways To Heal Your Perineum After Giving Birth

You may be prepared to care for your baby's bottom, but what about yours? Here are 6 fantastic tips to help heal your tender perineum after giving birth. Read More

Depression During Pregnancy – What You Need To Know

Pregnancy and depression - who would have thought that the two could exist together? Read about symptoms of depression during pregnancy and some solutions. Read More


3 Energy Boosting Smoothies For Tired Parents

Did you know that you can boost your energy levels simply by what you put into your body? Here are 3 delicious energy boosting smoothies for tired parents. Read More

9 Best Tips For New Parents Of Twins

Soon to have twins -- or just welcomed twins into your home? Congratulations! Here's a great article chock full of best tips for new parents of twins! Read More




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