Childbirth Experts and Educators
Birthing by Design
Tara Withey, CD
Tara is a certified childbirth educator & doula and has been serving WNY since 2010. She is the owner of Birthing by Design and co-founder of the WNY Doulas. Tara has specialized training in bereavement, VBAC, & natural childbirth options. Together with her husband, they are raising their 7 children in Tonawanda. Tara recognizes the gift of parenthood and works closely with her clients to build confidence through pregnancy, birth, and beyond!
Elizabeth Carey, CD/PC(DONA)
Elizabeth is the owner of Niagara Doula and is a certified birth and postpartum doula who has served WNY families since 2005. She has specialized training in the use of acupressure, essential oils and the rebozo during pregnancy and childbirth and is the only certified Dancing For Birth Instructor in the area. Elizabeth maintains certifications through DONA International, Madriella and HypnobabiesⓇ . She is one of the co-founders of WNY Doulas, a local doula collaborative that hosts the annual Better Birth Baby Shower. Beth has been married for 34 years and is the mom to five grown children.