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we help pregnant folks demystify birth + new parenthood

Having a baby is a big job — but you can do it with confidence with our pregnancy resources. We offer childbirth education, midwifery care and can help you find a doula.

We can’t wait to get to know you better and walk with you during the biggest transition of your life.

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Honest, heartfelt, intimate + down to earth.

We guarantee that you will leave our classes ready for anything that comes your way.

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December 21, 2020
Childbirth Express Class

9:00am – 4:30pm EST
Instructor: Jenny Langbehn

This 7-hour course provides an intense, condensed version of our Comprehensive Childbirth Preparation class. This class includes all about labor and the basics of getting started with lactation and newborn basics.

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January 2, 2021
Comprehensive Childbirth Prep

Our most popular class, when you finish the series you will be ready for anything!

Our comprehensive childbirth classes take place over the course of 4 weeks and happen virtually through live + interactive classes with supplemental video content. Students are provided with customized class handouts and access to Manhattan Birth’s extensive resource lists which include recommended reading, practitioners, and resources online and around NYC.

Classes meet on four consecutive Sundays from 9am-12pm (excluding holidays) with two Thursday evening classes from 6-8pm. We can’t wait to meet you and get started on the journey together!

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January 6, 2021
Infant/ Toddler CPR and Choking for Parents

Learn to​ perform CPR/Relief of Choking on an infant or toddler in an emergency.

Appropriate for parents/caregivers of babies or toddlers; for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their job. This two-hour course is ideal for new parents, grandparents, babysitters and others interested in learning how to save a life of a loved one.

Babes in arms and nursing babies are always welcome at Infant/Toddler CPR!

CPR classes at Manhattan Birth are taught in accordance with guidelines from the American Heart Association. The CPR/Safety class will include Infant/Toddler CPR, Hands-on Practice, Relief of Choking & General Safety/Sleep Safety.

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looking for a doula?

Manhattan Birth offers a concierge-style service, matching pregnant folks with their best-fit doulas in our community of certified professionals.

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the more informed you are, the better your birth experience will be.

Sign up to receive our list of recommended questions to ask your provider to learn more about finding a supportive care provider who is in alignment with your values around birth.

want midwifery care?

As your midwife, Tanya offers well person, fertility support and IUI and home birth. 

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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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