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We know where you’re coming from because we’ve been there before.

Even though we’re virtual we’ve mastered online engagement and authentic connection to build a long lasting community with you.

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April 5, 2022
Manhattan Birth Gift Card

Our gift cards never expire and can be applied to all birth education classes and programs for new parents, pregnant folks and birth workers.

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February 10, 2022
Babywearing 101

5:30-8:00 PM EST

Facilitated by Adriane Stare, NYC-Based Babywearing Expert, Postpartum Doula, Lactation Educator and Mom.

Baby carriers do good things for babies. They help with feeding cues, settle gassy stomachs, build strength, lessen crying and improve sleep. For millions of years, human parents have used slings and soft carriers to keep their children close, while also attending to their own needs. Today, the practical benefits are still numerous – a properly-fitting carrier makes it much easier to soothe a fussy or tired child, to get outside in nature with your baby, or to maneuver in the tight spaces of cities (like buses, subways, stairways and shops.) Oh – and your hands are free too! 🙂

In this 2.5-hour seminar you will learn:

  • The many evidence-based benefits of babywearing for all families
  • The 5 styles of carriers that are optimal for infants
  • How to wear any carrier safely and comfortably
  • How to choose the perfect carrier(s) for your family

This class is ideal for expectant families, and families with newborns who are interested in learning everything there is to know about babywearing all in one sitting. If you need extra help trouble-shooting a carrier that you already own, this class includes a comprehensive list of follow-up resources, links and video tutorials to help bolster your learning as you embark on your babywearing journey! You will also have access to the recording of this class to refer to as you practice with your baby.

And more. 

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January 7, 2021
Comforting Touch for Babies

Are you looking for a fun and meaningful way to foster healthy bonding and attachment with your baby?

Are you interested in learning natural ways to soothe your baby’s common discomforts with simple nurturing touch?

Comforting Touch for Babies empowers and educates parents and caregivers in the use of infant massage to enhance bonding, relaxation, and healthy development.

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Looking for lactation support?

Manhattan Birth offers private lactation consultations with supportive, qualified lactation consultants, all in the comfort of your own home.

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covered in poop? yeah, we’ve been there.

Sign up to download our beautifully designed Top 5 Things You Need Postpartum worksheet — we've found that these things are pivotal during this life altering experience.

Signing up for this free resource will also get you on the list for regular insight and inspiration from postpartum professionals and new parents like you.

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it's hard work, we know. We're here for you.

Manhattan Birth founder Tanya Wills was called to pursue birth work after a transformative experience giving birth to her son Milo. She changed careers, became a doula, certified-nurse midwife and got her credentials in lactation and more, all the while growing a community of equally passionate birth workers to teach and mentor pregnant folks like you.

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