Be who you were born to be.Be the Wolf.

Some people have known their calling since they were little. Others had to experience more of life before they knew. And still many are waiting to discover what theirs is.

But one thing is certain: when you find your true calling, you will get up again and again no matter how hard it gets. There is no quitting.

I discovered I wanted to be a doula when I was nearly 50. Now, almost 700 births later, I’m sitting down with Career Transition Coach Genea Barnes to share my story.

Virtual support from a doula
Genea Barnes

Wellness Tips for Pregnant People

How to Prepare for Labor

Dr. Bojana Jankovic and birth doula Tracy Hartley talk about mind & body tips to alleviate stress during pregnancy and labor. These are a must-know for all the mamas to be.

How to Reduce Stress If You Are Expecting

Dr. Bojana Jankovic and birth doula Tracy Hartley discuss ways in which expectant moms can de-stress, alleviate their fears, and find joy in their pregnancy.
Doula walking with client #341 during early labor

Hidden Gems: Meet tracy hartley of B*E*S*T Doula Service

Every week, VoyageLA highlights inspiring creatives and entrepreneurs in their Hidden Gems series. Guess who made the cut!

Doula walking with client #341 during early labor

Empowering Your Hospital Birth Journey: Insights from 700+ Parents

This article draws on the wisdom of over 700 parents who’ve successfully navigated hospital births with the support of B*E*S*T Doula Service—Your Hospital Birth Ally Since 1996.

You & your baby deserve the best.Our doulas can help.

At B*E*S*T Doula Service, we want expecting parents to feel safe and empowered in their choices. Watch our intro video to learn how we can support you through pregnancy & labor, no matter what your desired birth looks like.

Are you preparing for birth?
Would you like support & guidance through the challenges ahead?

I offer virtual, 1-on-1 childbirth classes – so you can attend no matter where you live.

The more you know in advance, the less fear you’ll have – and the more confident you & your partner will be in your decisions during labor.

Enroll together and I’ll walk you through everything from caring for your newborn baby to how to advocate for yourself in a hospital setting.