We provide expert help from our International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs), including a comprehensive feeding assessment and follow up care until your baby is feeding well. It's what we love to do.
Over 100 individual resources to meet you wherever you are in your breastfeeding journey. Our Breastfeeding Information Center is available 24/7 to help you find answers whenever you need them.
Breast Pumps & Scales
Need to get your breast pump? Have insurance related questions? MilkWorks is your expert resource for quality breast pumps. We are an in-network provider for most private insurance plans and for all Nebraska Medicaid plans.
Nineteen years ago, when MilkWorks began, I was a sophomore in college and actively avoiding the science building with my political science and history majors. I was a competitive debater but when we discussed health care, or even women’s health care, breastfeeding was never a topic.
As I wrap up my first three months as Executive Director of MilkWorks, I cannot express my immense gratitude for the staff and families that have embraced me with open arms. I have learned so much in such a short time but know I have only scratched the surface.
The holiday season brings all of our favorite things. Time with loved ones, old and new traditions, joy, and delicious food. With all of those wonderful things, it can also bring stress and fatigue. Lactation consultants often see a rise in the occurrence of plugged ducts and mastitis during the holiday season. A plugged duct is a plug of milk that sits in the milk duct, causing new milk to “back up.” Mastitis is inflammation of the breast tissue, which may or may not involve an infection. Both new and experienced mothers are especially vulnerable during this time due to changes in routine and schedules, stress, and sleep disruption. Read more...