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MilkWorks Breastfeeding Information Center

Welcome! This information has been compiled by MilkWorks to provide basic breastfeeding information. It is based upon our many years (over 18!) of working with breastfeeding mothers, as well as the latest research on breastfeeding.  For select Information in Spanish, click here.

If you are a breastfeeding mother who is concerned about how your baby is breastfeeding, and the information below does not resolve your concerns, we recommend you seek help from a board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). You are welcome to contact MilkWorks in Lincoln at 402-423-6402, MilkWorks in Omaha at 402-502-0617 or our home based service in York at 402-710-8577 to schedule an appointment. Read more about our consultation services here.

If you are concerned about the immediate health of you or your baby, please consult your physician or seek emergency medical treatment by calling 911.

THE VALUE OF BREASTFEEDING

GETTING HELP

INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONSULTATIONS AND BREAST PUMPS

THE BASICS OF BREASTFEEDING

LATCH WELL

SORE NIPPLES AND BREASTS

MILK SUPPLY AND BABY'S WEIGHT GAIN

USING A PUMP & EXPRESSING MILK

COLLECTION & STORAGE OF PUMPED MILK

ADJUSTING TO MOTHERHOOD

FOR MOM

FOR DAD

TAKING CARE OF YOUR BABY

FOOD SENSITIVITIES AND INTOLERANCES

BREASTFEEDING & ILLNESS

RETURNING TO WORK

INTRODUCING SOLIDS, WEANING & TEETHING

UNIQUE BREASTFEEDING SITUATIONS

INFANT LOSS & BREASTFEEDING

BREASTFEEDING & MEDICAL PROCEDURES