NEW VISITOR RESTRICTIONS FOR OUR MATERNITY UNITS: Visitors are limited to one support person only. The support person must be healthy and must be the same person throughout the stay. No children will be allowed to visit.

Your Personal Breastfeeding Counselors

Whether you choose to breastfeed or bottle-feed (or both), MidMichigan Health can provide the education and support you need to feel confident. MidMichigan has certified breastfeeding counselors who provide the following support:

  • Establishing a good milk supply.
  • Getting off to a good start: latching on and positioning.
  • Common breastfeeding problems: engorgement, plugged ducts, sore nipple management or milk supply problems.
  • Ongoing support: pumping, milk storage, going back to work and weaning.

To learn more, please call our breastfeeding support line at (989) 839-3055.

Breastfeeding Counselors

Lynda Bear, R.N. B.F.C. - Breastfeeding Counselor

Lynda Bear, R.N. B.F.C. 

Kelly Lewis,  - Breastfeeding Counselor

Kelly Lewis, R.N.,
B.S.N, I.B.C.L.C.

Kimberly Gowenlock, Breastfeeding Counselor

Kimberly Gowenlock, M.S.,
R.N. I.B.C.L.C.

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