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childbirth & parenting will demand a lot from you.

We created Manhattan Birth to demystify the changes and triumphs of your childbearing body, to advocate for the birth experience you deserve, and to support you through the joys and frustrations of new and early parenthood.

We are a loving and nonjudgmental community of birth professionals delivering no-nonsense childbirth education and always-encouraging newborn care. Our doulas and birth workers are the best in the business, because they learn and grow together.

We can’t wait to meet you and your growing family.

we educate pregnant folks

Honest, heartfelt, + down-to-earth guidance on the transformative experience of childbirth.

for pregnant folks >

we support new parents

Our community and consultation can help you find confidence and courage in your new role as a parent.

for new parents >

we mentor birth workers

Join us for direction and accountability in launching and growing your birth business.

for birth workers >

looking for a doula?

You want to find the best fit for you and your family. We want to help.

Let us match you with the right doula to lead you through your birth, postpartum, and/or lactation journey.

find a doula >

looking for a doula?

You want to find the best fit for you and your family. We want to help.

Let us match you with the right doula to lead you through your birth, postpartum, and/or lactation journey.

find a doula >

want midwifery care?

As your midwives, Tanya and Sarah offer well person, fertility support, IUI and home birth. 

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on-demand childbirth classes

We have two on-demand, online birthing classes for expectant parents. Learn what to expect in labor, your choices for your birth experience, how to care for your newborn, basics of lactation, and more.

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September 28, 2022
Free Course: Preparing for a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

This free online class helps pregnant folks prepare for a vaginal birth after a Cesarean.

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September 6, 2022
On Demand Lactation + Newborn Care Class

Need Lactation & Newborn in a pinch?

This on demand class covers everything you need to know for the first 4 months of life with your baby.

You will learn:

  • Baby care: spitting up, cradle cap, baby acne, diapering, swaddling, bathing
  • The newborn’s abilities and states of being
  • Reading your baby’s cues – crying, gas, fussiness, and colic
  • Infant soothing – the 4th trimester and the 5 s’s
  • Post birth recovery, sleep, relationships, doulas/baby nurses
  • And more!
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September 5, 2022
On Demand Childbirth Refresher Course

Been here before? Expecting again? We are so happy to have you back!

Access this course on your own time, on demand!

In this course you will:

  • Refresh your memory on what labor is like (from anatomy of the various stages to emotional signposts)
  • Learn various relaxation + coping strategies
  • Discuss the early days of lactation, newborn care
  • And get bonus modules on: processing your first birth + preparing for a VBAC

​We have specially formulated this course for you to navigate with ease and during your own time.

This class is welcoming for folks planning home, birthing center, or hospital births. We got you!

 

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Manhattan Birth is honest & direct. Our classes and practices are evidence-informed. We are a loving community, inclusive to all. And we are your biggest advocate.

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about manhattan birth

More than a team of instructors, meet our supportive and loving community devoted to compassionate support for professional birth workers, parents and parents-to-be.

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