Meet Your WIC Breastfeeding Counselor: Holly Bertram Posted: January 01, 2021

OLHSA WIC has four breastfeeding peer counselors that serve our five WIC clinic locations. Get to know our peer counselors! These women are passionate about what they do. Don't hesitate to contact our WIC office with your breastfeeding questions or concerns, they are happy to help! 877-526-2438

Name: Holly Bertram

Clinic served: Holly, MI

Tell us a little bit about yourself:

What is your favorite hobby? Spending time with my children

What is your favorite color? Purple

What is your favorite TV show? Dancing with the Stars

What is one word to describe you? Organized 

Tell us a little about your personal breastfeeding experience(s): I’ve breastfed two of my children, both for over a year. It had its many ups and downs but always trust your body!

What is your favorite part about being a breastfeeding peer counselor? I get to support moms who are going through exactly the struggles and happy times that I went through.

What is one thing you would like everyone to know about breastfeeding? That not every breastfeeding journey is the exact same as the last or what others have told you. It’s always changing and made perfectly for your baby. 

Do you have any words of wisdom for the moms, grandparents, friends, etc. reading this post? Always show some sort of support to the mom. Give words of encouragement. Help out any way you can. Being a mom is a tough but beautiful job.