Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

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


Cuddling Babies Changes Their Genetics For Years, Study Finds

Cuddling babies is obviously the best thing for them, but research has discovered an invisible benefit, with implications for future health and wellbeing. Read More

Woman Gives Birth To Giant Baby Naturally And Without Pain Medication

A Russian mother has given birth to a giant baby, without pain relief. Can women give birth to big babies without needing medical assistance? Read More


What’s Killing America’s New Mothers? 4 Things You Need To Know

The US ranks low among developed countries for mother and baby outcomes. Here are 4 things you should know about how America’s new mothers are cared for. Read More


Fourth Degree Perineal Tears – Everything You Need To Know About Severe Tearing

Fear of tearing during birth is a common fear of most pregnant women. Here’s everything you need to know about severe fourth degree perineal tears. Read More

Third Degree Perineal Tears – What You Need To Know

Thinking about third degree perineal tears might not be particularly appealing, but this information could help you avoid or reduce the severity of a tear. Read More


Second Degree Perineal Tears During Birth – 4 Things To Know

The good news about perineal tears is the vast majority are minor. Here are 4 things you should know about second degree perineal tears during birth. Read More

First Degree Perineal Tears – 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




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