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Lactation Rooms at Lehigh

 

The Center for Gender Equity supports nursing, lactation, and feeding of children wherever the parent is comfortable. For those looking for a quiet space, please take a look at the Lactation Friendly rooms below.

 As we are in the process of creating a Lactation Friendly Campus, we encourage you to send your ideas, ideal room options, and campus experiences to Dr. Rita Jones, the Center for Gender Equity Director, at rmj207@lehigh.edu

Campus Lactation Spaces:

Alumni Memorial Hall

Alumni Memorial Hall

27 Memorial Drive West

Bethlehem PA 18015

Basement, 006G

   

Third and New Streets Building

Third and New Streets Building

306 South New Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Rooms 406 and 407

Must be granted access by Controllers Office- Key card entry only.

  

Flat Iron Building

Flat Iron Building

301 Broadway

Bethlehem PA 18015

Third Floor

Space is only accessible by those working in the Flat Iron Building--need key card for swipe access to the floors.

 

Williams Hall

 

Williams Hall

101 Williams Drive

Bethlehem PA 18015

Fourth Floor

 

 

Resources as you start and continue your journey with your new child:

 

Deciding how and when to breastfeed: 

 

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Office of Women's Health have great resources for you to think about. These articles address the transition of being home on leave and returning back to work: 

Breastfeeding and Returning to Work, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
 
Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work, Office of Women's Health
 
 

Not everyone can or wants to breast feed. Here is a great read about letting go of the guilt and bottle feeding with formula:

 

As you continue to make the transition you can search the La Leche League website for more resources.  Here is an article on how to help your partner during breast feeding: