Preferred Providers


What is a Preferred Provider?

When Birth & Beyond Resources started, it was important for us to share resources that were recommended by our community. We also knew that there were certain businesses who went above and beyond with excellence in their field. As a means to highlight these businesses and also raise money for our organization, we created the business membership program.

Preferred Providers are Business Members who have proven their excellence in their field by providing Birth and Beyond Resources with positive client reviews. You can find these Preferred Providers on this page as well as on their perspective resource pages, highlighted in purple.

Preferred Providers

Support Birth & Beyond Resources through business membership.

Have proven their excellent services through feedback from our community.

Meet the Team of Preferred Providers

All of the businesses below have submitted positive client reviews to Birth & Beyond Resources. We trust these businesses and providers in the field they specialize in.


Maria Ahrens

Maria is the owner and founder of Paper Planes Early Learning Center. They offer QUALITY care and education. They are a play-based school program with a focus on social-emotional competence. Why? Children learn best when they are in a safe, loving and fun environment.

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Estephany Barnett

Estephany is the owner and founder of Violets and Berries Photography offering lifestyle and portrait photography. She specializes in couples, family, babies and children, and micro weddings.

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Dr. Keri Chiappino

Meet Dr. Keri Chiappino from New Beginnings Wellness Center.  She specializes in Chiropractic Care and Neurofeedback.

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Nick D'Auria

Nick is the owner and founder of Evolution Medical Massage. They offer Medical Massage, Manual Lymph Drainage, Pregnancy Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Kinesiology, Taping, Cupping, Myofascial Release, and Nutritional consultation...

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Tanairy Fernandez

Meet Tanairy from Balance Mental Health Counseling. They offer counseling for moms, dads, and children with anxiety disorders (OCD, Social, generalized, selective mutism, and adjustment to life changes)....

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Ronnie Fine

Meet Ronnie Fine from Pediatric Urology Associates, PC.  They offer all pediatric urology services including sonograms.

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Gaia Midwives

Meet Ashley Meccariello and Colleen Heinz from Gaia Midwives. Gaia is the only homebirth team on Long Island that

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Sowania Germain

Meet Sowania Germain from Sowania Germain,LMHC, Mental Health Counseling for Moms and Dads. Sowania offers Individual ,Family and Couples Counseling to Mothers and their partners for postpartum depression, anxiety .

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Lisa Greaves-Taylor

Meet Lisa Greaves-Taylor from Birth Matters NYC. Lisa is the owner and founder and offers Group childbirth classes, Private childbirth, newborn care, lactation classes, Private prenatal consults, Online, self-paced comprehensive childbirth course, and Doula (labor support) services...

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Heather Hines

Meet Heather Hines from One Love Midwifery, PLLC.  Heather is a Jamaican midwife with 22 years of experience in both clinical and education. She is staying current and practicing evidence care. 

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Tara Howe

Meet Tara Howe from Sweet T's Apothecary. Sweet T's offers natural remedies, wellness products, herbs, tonics, Immunity products, and postpartum care. We also offer hand on workshops including fire cider, elderberry syrup and gummies, organic gardening consultations, and fermentation.

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Michelle Iona

Meet Michelle Iona from Healing Points Acupuncture & Wellness Center. Michelle offers Acupuncture, Aroma Acupoint Therapy Bodywork, - cupping, gua sha, Chinese Herbal Medicine, and more...

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Heather Jean

Meet Heather Jean from Heather Jean Photography. Heather Jean Photography offers Newborn Photography, Maternity Photography, Birth Announcements, Gender Reveals, Milestone Photos, Family Photography, Baby Showers, Events...

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Dr. Lisa Lipari

Meet Dr. Lisa Lipari from Lipari Chiropractic and Family Wellness. Dr. Lipari started her business because of she wanted to help people heal their bodies physically in as natural away as possible. She specializes in chiropractic treatment and is certified in the Webster Technique...

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Sharon McDermott

Meet Sharon McDermott from Healthy Healing. Sharon provides Holistic Health and Wellness through her practice. 

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Rachel Parrotta

Meet Rachel Parrota from Parrotta Physical Therapy. Rachel provides physical therapy for pregnancy, post-partum and pelvic health conditions. Rachel worked in Pelvic Health PT for 11 years as an employee. She transitioned to her own practice to be able to work closer to.... 

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Melissa Peters

Meet Melissa Peters from Wellness of Life Acupuncture. Melissa offers any array of services at her office in Riverhead, including Acupuncture, Herbs, Cupping, Tui na Massage, Gua Sha, Ear seeds, Essential oil aroma point therapy, and Cosmetic Acupuncture. She specializes in Women's ...

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Laura Rogacki

Meet Laura Rogacki from Little Angels Center. Laura has soon to be 6 locations where they offer Speech Therapy/Feeding therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, ABA Services, Special Education, Early Intervention.... 


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Amanda Sini

Meet Amanda Sini, owner and founder of The Village Midwife. At The Village Midwife, Amanda works with women, from adolescence through postmenopause, to achieve optimal health and wellbeing...

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Dr. Scott Siegel

Meet Scott A. Siegel, MD, DDS, FACS, FICS, FAAP. Northeast Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, PLLC. Dr. Siegel is an internationally renowned pioneering Tongue-Tie surgeon, mentored through medical...

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Alex Sullivan

Alex is Owner & Founder of Led By Love Birth Services, which supplies the community with birth education, birth doula services, and placenta services.


Dra. T'Karima Ticitl

Meet Dra. T'Karima Ticitl, Certified and Licensed Midwife, serving home births on Long Island, 5  boroughs, & New Jersey....


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Liz Weaver

Meet Liz from Let's Doula This Baby. LDTB offers Postpartum doula services-supporting the birthing person mentally (helping to provide resources), physically (helping with laundry, meal prep, light housekeeping), and emotionally (listening in a non-judgmental way)....

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Interested in becoming a Preferred Provider?

Become a Business Member today.  Membership donations are $75/year. This money goes back to the community and also helps to get your business noticed. Once you become a member, you can submit five positive reviews on your business and become Preferred.