Beth received her undergraduate degree in nursing from George Mason University with a BSN. She worked in labor and delivery until she returned to school to study surgery from Delaware Community College in Pennsylvania, where she became a certified surgical first assistant. She began working for Fairfax OB/GYN Associates in 1990 as their first assistant, working with patients having cesarean sections and GYN surgeries. In 1998, Beth received her Masters Degree from Georgetown University, completing her certification requirements in midwifery. She continues to act as first assistant in surgery as well as assisting couples in the birth of their babies. Beth has been teaching childbirth education for 25 years, as well as giving seminars to educate student midwives on cesarean delivery. Beth has numerous activities to enjoy, including white-water rafting, skiing, scuba diving and anything related to her grandchildren.

Elizabeth S. Goodiel, C.N.M, C.R.N.F.A., C.N.O.R., M.S.