Holly Milkowski has volunteered as director of Intact Houston since 2014, sharing research-based education and resources with expecting families and individuals affected by circumcision. She is a local birth worker and owner of Your Labor Neighbor, through which she offers doula support, Birth Boot Camp classes, and placenta preparations. Holly authors a breastfeeding blog called Mama’s Milk, No Chaser as well as a work-in-progress book about full-term breastfeeding. You can find her as a speaker for the upcoming Breastfeeding Beyond Babyhood summit. Holly spends most of her time caring for her two boys, ages 8 and 5, but also enjoys drawing, dancing, and cooking vegan food.
Amber Clark worked with Intact Houston from 2016 until she moved to the UK in 2019. She has a bachelor’s degree in education and in nursing and enjoys spending time with her husband and four young children. She is a licensed childbirth educator, lactation consultant, and former nurse for Jackie Griggs, CNM, at Midwife in the Heights. Amber is extremely passionate about all things birth-related and has dedicated her career in nursing to educating all parents on making informed decisions in the care of their sons and daughters.
Eric Smith is here today to weigh in as a man who was circumcised just after birth, and hopes to raise awareness of the long-term harms. Eric became involved with the intact advocacy movement soon after his first child was born. He has two boys and loves being a father. He was previously the NORM coordinator for the Houston chapter of the National Organization of Restoring Men. Eric currently writes software out of Katy, Texas, and is working on earning a master’s degree in computer information systems.