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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

more press featuring manhattan birth

January 14, 2021
Tanya Wills featured in The New Yorker

Tanya Wills featured in “A Chaotic Week for Pregnant Women in New York City,” an article in The New Yorker.

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January 5, 2021
Tanya Wills on Breastfeeding for Yahoo Life

Watch Tanya Wills on “What Happens to your Body when you Breastfeed,” part of the the Yahoo Life Know Your Body Series

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January 5, 2021
Small Things Grow Midwifery featured in Redbook

Manhattan Birth Founder Tanya Wills was interviewed by Redbook in the article “Heroic Acts of Nurses and Midwives During the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

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