Anayah R. Sangodele-Ayoka

Nurse-Midwife, Yogi, and Reproductive Health Strategist in DC-Maryland

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Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka, CNM, MSN, MSEd is a nurse-midwife and reproductive health strategist who specializes in equitable health care provision and leveraging digital media to impact health and parenting.

Anayah writes, speaks and consults with organizations on integrating culturally congruent midwifery care into clinical practice and using social media to deepen community building and leverage social change.

Anayah is a co-founder of Black Breastfeeding Week, co-editor of Free to Breastfeed: Voices from Black Mothers (Praeclarus Press), and consultant with MomsRising. Her work has been featured on, HuffPost, Ms. Magazine, mater mea, MyBrownBaby, and Think Progress.

  • Work
    • George Washington University
  • Education
    • Vassar College, 2004
    • Yale University, 2016