Tara Withey is a certified birth doula, postpartum doula, and childbirth educator serving the WNY area since 2010. She is happily married to her best friend Chris and together they have 7 children on earth and 4 in heaven. She homeschools and loves being a wife and mother.
She has always had a heart for pregnancy and birth, even as a child. She wanted to help women through the process of birthing, a gift that will stay with them and transform them forever. She completed her training and certification process through Cascade Christian Childbirth Association (CCCA) in 2010, Madriella in 2016, & The VBAC Link in 2019. She also completed training through DONA (2018), Stillbirthday (SBD), Childbirth International (CBI), & ProDoula. Tara has added certified Doula Trainer to her resume in May of 2016. She is the owner/founder of Birthing by Design and co-founder of the WNY Doulas
Tara serves families in all types of births, medical or natural, cesarean or vaginal, home, hospital, or birth center. She especially has a heart for families pregnant after a loss and families seeking a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). It is her pleasure to come alongside you and assist you in whatever your goals are, and however your birth unfolds!