• About Us

    The faculty and staff at Cincinnati Children’s support breastfeeding as the optimal nutrition for infants. The members of the Center for Breastfeeding Medicine are committed to helping mothers successfully breastfeed longer.

    The Center for Breastfeeding Medicine is a multidisciplinary effort headed by medical director Sheela Geraghty, MD, MS, IBCLC, an associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of General and Community Pediatrics.  Sarah Riddle, MD, IBCLC, is the director of clinical services for the center. Riddle is an adjunct assistant professor in the Division of General and Community Pediatrics.

    Clinical services are provided by Geraghty, Riddle, Ellen Springer, MD, and Julie Ware, MD, board-certified pediatricians and board-certified lactation consultants. The four physicians see patients at the Burnet Campus and outpatient sites in Green Township, Mason and Northern Kentucky. Six nurse lactation consultants with diverse backgrounds in mother and infant care provide breastfeeding support throughout the medical center.