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Thank you for your interest in featuring or interviewing Manhattan Birth! You will find official bios and approved images for Founder Tanya Wills below. If interested in speaking with other childbirth educators and birth workers on our team, please email us at sarah@manhattanbirth.com. 

tanya wills official bios

short version (75 words)

Tanya Wills, MSN, LM, CNM, IBCLC​

Tanya Wills is a Certified Nurse Midwife and Lactation Consultant and owner of Manhattan Birth in NYC. Known for her accessible, no-nonsense approach to childbirth and women’s health, Tanya’s teachings, insights and techniques have been featured in Yahoo, The New York Times, and more. Tanya practices as a home birth midwife and also provides annual gyn care, primary care, and lactation consultations through Manhattan Birth Midwifery. Follow Tanya and team @manhattanbirth on Instagram.

www.tanyawills.com

long version (200 words)

Tanya Wills, MSN, LM, CNM, IBCLC​

Tanya Wills is a Certified Nurse Midwife and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She is the owner of Manhattan Birth in New York City, where she and her team have helped thousands of expectant and new parents with “heartfelt, down-to-earth, no-purple-crystals” classes, support, and midwifery care in the childbearing year. Her techniques produce confident new parents, who birth, feed, and parent their babies with gusto and pride - tackling anything that comes their way.

Tanya is a graduate of the midwifery program at Yale University. Known for her accessible, no-nonsense approach to childbirth and women’s health, she is a featured expert on Yahoo Lifestyle’s Know your Body series, CYCLES+SEX and has appeared on expert panels at the Wing, CYCLES+SEX, and Choices in Childbirth. She has been featured in The New York Times, Fatherly, and interviewed on the podcasts Wild Womb, and Yoga/Birth/Babies.

A former actor and musician, Tanya was called to midwifery after the birth of her first child in 2008. She lives with husband and two kids in Manhattan. Tanya practices as a home birth midwife and also provides annual gyn care, primary care, and lactation consultations through Manhattan Birth Midwifery. Follow Tanya and team @manhattanbirth on Instagram.

www.tanyawills.com

“I believe midwifery is a calling. Through working with women, it became crystal clear to me that was exactly what I was receiving – a calling – that wouldn’t go away. It only got louder and stronger.”

INTERVIEW WITH TANYA WILLS
Jennifer Leigh Mayer Blog

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January 14, 2021
Tanya Wells featured in Allbodies

Tanya Wells featured in Allbodies article, “What’s up with my discharge?”

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January 14, 2021
Tanya Wills featured in Harper’s Bazaar

Tanya Wills featured in Harper’s Bazaar article, ‘”It’s a Battle Scar”: The Emotional Toll of C-Sections No-one Talks About’

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Interview with Tanya Wills

Jennifer Leigh Mayer blog features “Interview with Tanya Wills”

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Tanya Wills featured on Yoga|Birth|Babies Podcast, part 1

“What Midwives REALLY Do with Tanya Wills” on Yoga|Birth|Babies Podcast.

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January 14, 2021
Tanya Wills featured in Parents

Tanya Wills featured in Parents article “How the Pandemic Is Changing the Conversation Around Home Birth”

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January 14, 2021
Tanya Wills featured in Gothamist

Tanya Wills featured in Gothamist article “Expectant Mothers In NYC Face The Prospect Of Laboring Without Their Partners”

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Tanya Wills featured in Los Angeles Times

Tanya Wills featured in Los Angeles Times article.

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January 14, 2021
Tanya Wills featured on Muscle Medicine Podcast

Tanya Wills is featured on “Muscle Medicine” podcast to talk about navigating changing birth plans during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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