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.