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The Center for Breastfeeding Medicine at Cincinnati Children's is home to specialists with a variety of backgrounds and areas of focus. As a team, this diversity makes us better prepared to care for you and your baby's unique needs.
Sheela Rath Geraghty, MD, MS, IBCLC, FAAP Medical Director, Center for Breastfeeding Medicine
Medical Director, Center for Breastfeeding Medicine
Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Sheela R. Geraghty, MD, is a general pediatrician and lactation consultant. Dr. Geraghty is the medical director for the Cincinnati Children’s Center for Breastfeeding Medicine. Dr. Geraghty’s research and clinical practice focuses on barriers to successful breastfeeding.
Geraghty SR, Saluja K, Merchant M. Breastfeeding Disparities: Challenges and Solutions. Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition. 2012;4(4):207-214.
Geraghty SR, Sucharew H, Rasmussen KM. Trends in breastfeeding; It’s not only at the breast any more. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 2012. Epub ahead of print.
Martin MA, Lassek WD, Gaulin SJ, Evans RE, Woo JG, Geraghty SR, Davidson BS, Morrow AL, Kaplan HS, Gurven MD. Fatty acid composition in the mature milk of Bolivian forager-horticulturalists: comparisons with a U.S. sample. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 2012;8(3):404-418.
Geraghty SR, Tabangin ME, Davidson BS, Morrow AL. Predictors of Breast Milk Expression by One Month Postpartum and Influence on Breast Milk Feeding Duration. Breastfeeding Medicine. 2012;7(2):112-7.
Rasmussen KM, Geraghty SR. The quiet revolution: Breastfeeding transformed with the use of breast pumps. The American Journal of Public Health. 2011;101(8):1356-9.
Geraghty SR, Heier JE, Rasmussen KM. Got Milk? Sharing human milk via the internet. Public Health Reports. 2011;126(2):161-164.
Leonard SA, Labiner-Wolfe J, Geraghty SR, Rasmussen KM. Associations among high prepregnancy body mass index, breast milk expression, and breast milk production and feeding. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2011 Mar;93(3):556-63.
Geraghty SR. Photo Album of Pumped Breastmilk. Breastfeed Med. 2010 Dec 6.
Vaughn LM, Ireton C, Geraghty SR, Diers T, Niño V, Falciglia GA, Valenzuela J, Mosbaugh C. Sociocultural influences on the determinants of breast-feeding by Latina mothers in the Cincinnati area. Fam Community Health. 2010 Oct-Dec;33(4):318-28.
Geraghty SR, List BA, Morrow GB. Guidelines for establishing a donor human milk depot. J Hum Lact. 2010 Feb;26(1):49-52.
Sarah W. Riddle, MD, IBCLC, FAAP Attending Physician, Hospital Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital Medicine
Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Hospitalist medicine; breastfeeding medicine
Sarah Riddle, MD, IBCLC sees mothers and infants in the Breastfeeding Medicine Clinic and is an attending hospitalist on the inpatient units at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She has a specialized interest in effects of acute hospitalization on the breastfeeding dyad.
MD: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2001.IBCLC: International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, 2008.
Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2001-2004.
Chief Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 2004-2005.
Certification: Pediatrics, 2004.
Geraghty SR, Riddle SW, Shaikh U. The breastfeeding mother and the pediatrician. J Hum Lactat. 2008;24(3):335-9.
List BA, Ballard JL, Langworthy KS, Vincent AM, Riddle SW, Tamayo OW, Geraghty SR. Electronic health records in an outpatient breastfeeding medicine clinic. J Hum Lactat. 2008 Feb;4(1):58-68.
Ellen S. Springer, MD, IBCLC Staff Physician
Ellen S. Springer, MD, works with the Center for Breast Feeding Medicine in an outpatient setting at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She assists mothers and infants with breast feeding related issues.
MD: The Ohio State University College, Columbus, OH, 1995.
Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 1998.
Certification: Board Certified, Pediatrics.
Terri E. Rutz, RN, BSN, IBCLC Lactation Coordinator, Division of Nutrition Therapy
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