Tanya Wills talks ALL about the Manhattan Birth Mentor Program and answers questions.
Tanya Wills and Sarah Lovell discuss birth trauma.
Tanya Wills talks about her work as a Midwife and what midwifery is like, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.
Tanya talks about the current state of lactation. This is a system that has left birthing people out in the cold, with woefully inadequate training for birth professionals, the hierarchy of care that undermines them, and the constant blaming of the milk owners. We need to talk about nurses, midwives, and pediatricians who believe they […]
Did you know you can eat in labor? There is a bit of research that shows that folks who are low risk and in labor can benefit from eating and drinking. Our friends at Evidenced Based Birth share that “in the mid 1900s, when anesthesia methods were crude and unsafe, “Nothing by Mouth” policies came […]
Tanya and Sarah share nipple pain stories and how to work through the pain.
One of the biggest decisions a birthing person will make is: choosing their provider. How can you ensure that you have the birth you choose and that you are heard? Sarah Lovell, RN, CLC and student midwife (and amazing educator at Manhattan Birth) shares some key things to look out for and how to know […]
Building your birth team is an important step in creating the birth space you want. How do you know who should be present at your birth? Tune into this informative video from Sarah Lovell, CNM, LM, RN, CLC, and one of our amazing childbirth educators. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Manhattan […]
Tanya Wills featured on Yoga|Birth|Babies Podcast episode, “Conversations With A Midwife”
“What Midwives REALLY Do with Tanya Wills” on Yoga|Birth|Babies Podcast.
The Bridge is on a mission to provide a nationwide referral network made up of professionals of color who offer high-quality services that integrate the needs of the whole family. The Bridge is not just a directory and a resource for families of color, but a community of professionals, who seek to heal the disparities […]
Tanya Wills reassures pregnant people that it is normal to have their baby between 37-42 weeks, and shares tips on how to handle due date expectations. It is normal to give birth after your due date!
Sarah talks about her experience as a virtual Doula and how connecting with her client via FaceTime led to a unique and overall positive birthing experience.