Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

Sex After Birth – Will It Feel The Same Again?

The big question on every woman's mind: what is sex like after pregnancy and birth and will it feel the same as it did before? Read More


NICU Mothers Struggle With Mental Health – What Needs To Change?

A new baby is challenging enough without adding in a stay in the NICU. NICU mothers often struggle with mental health and something needs to change. Read More

New Clinic Supports Parents Of Rainbow Babies

Falling pregnant after a previous loss comes with a whole host of mixed emotions. A new clinic aims to support parents of rainbow babies. Read More


Vitamin D During Pregnancy – 5 FAQs Answered

It can be hard to sort through current recommendations about proper nutrition during pregnancy. Here are answers to 5 FAQs about vitamin D during pregnancy. Read More


What Does It Look Like When You Lose Your Mucus Plug?

What does it looks like when you lose your mucus plug? If you're close to giving birth, find out more about the mucus plug and what losing it can mean. Read More

Homebirth Midwife Handles A Life Threatening Emergency Like A Boss

This story shows us just how skilled homebirth midwives are. A NZ midwife handles a life threatening emergency and saves her boyfriend’s life. Read More


Formula Milk Companies Target Mothers Who Can’t Afford It – When Breastfeeding Is Life Or Death

Breastfeeding or formula feeding is a personal choice. In developing countries, however, formula milk companies target mothers, influencing their decision. Read More

To The Mama Who Doesn’t Feel Like Herself

Motherhood can make you feel barely recognisable and it takes some dedicated work to find yourself in the day to day trials of parenting. Read More


Ditch The Cute Baby Shoes – Experts Say Babies Should Go Barefoot While Learning To Walk

Baby shoes are cute and it's exciting to buy them for your little ones when they start walking. But are they really good for babies' growing feet? Read More

How To End Screen Time Without A Battle: 3 Simple Steps

Most parents understand the pain of getting kids to switch off the TV or game console. It’s possible to end screen time without a battle, in 3 simple steps. Read More




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