Maria Pyanov is a regular contributor to BellyBelly – The Thinking Woman’s Guide To Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting. She is mom to four energetic boys and one unique little girl. She is also a doula and childbirth educator, as well as a bereaved parent. All of the above impact her writing.
Maria is an advocate for birth options, and adequate prenatal care and support. She believes in the importance of rebuilding the village so no parent feels unsupported. While she provides lots of local services, through writing, she hopes to parents outside the greater Philadelphia area.
Here you can find just a few of the hundreds of articles she’s written for BellyBelly:
Family Dinners - Why Family Dinners Matter | BellyBelly
Struggling to get everyone together for family dinners and wondering whether it matters? Research shows family dinners have many positive benefits.
Baby Night Waking - Is It Normal For Babies To Wake At Night? | BellyBelly
Is baby night waking something that happens frequently in your home? One of the most common concerns new parents have is about their baby waking at night.
Pregnancy Tips – 9 Tips For Pregnant Women | BellyBelly
There’s so much to do during pregnancy, it’s hard to know where to start. To help you prepare for parenthood here are BellyBelly’s top 9 pregnancy tips.
How To Prevent Premature Birth: New Study | BellyBelly
How to prevent premature birth is the focus of health experts and parents. A new study might have found a cost effective way to prevent premature birth.
New Study: What’s Really Behind Your Child’s Behaviour? | BellyBelly
Retained neonatal reflexes could be responsible for your child’s behaviour or attention problems. Find out what an expert says about retained reflexes.
The Real Reason Your Kids Won’t Listen | BellyBelly
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.