Breastfeeding during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Our community partner, MilkWorks, and their medical director, Dr. Kathy Leeper, are providing updates about breastfeeding during COVID 19 as new information is discovered.
MilkWorks is a non-profit, community breastfeeding center in Lincoln and Omaha Nebraska. Under the medical direction of Kathy Leeper, MD, the center provides a wide range of education, support and clinical services to help mothers breastfeed their babies.
Dr. Leeper is a graduate of the University of Nebraska - College of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency in Minneapolis and spent four years in a private pediatric practice before becoming one of the first Breastfeeding Medicine Specialists in the country. In 2009, Dr. Leeper was honored as a Fellow in the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. Dr. Leeper oversees the MilkWorks team of IBCLCs and provides clinical services for MilkWorks in Lincoln and Omaha.
- American Academy of Pediatrics English, Spanish/Español
- Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, English, Spanish/Español
- United States Breastfeeding Committee
- World Health Organization