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Maria Silver Pyanov CCE(BWI) is a certified BirthWorks Childbirth Educator and a seasoned mom to six earthside children, including two preemies. What she loves most about BirthWorks programs is the focus on evidenced-based information while highlighting the emotional and spiritual aspect of pregnancy, parenting, and childbirth. Maria is also a parent educator, sharing much of her information via evidenced-based writing and teaching through a maternal wellness center. Since 2007, she has supported families as a childbirth educator, postpartum doula and doula mentor, worked in pregnancy centers, and provided postpartum care to many families. She is certified by DONA and CAPPA and as a NMAC Peer Breastfeeding Counselor. As well as Co-creating BirthWorks International Postpartum Doula Program with Cathy Daub, she did curriculum development for The International Doula Institute. Learn more: