Mothers Rooms/ Breastfeeding/ Nursing Rooms
The Medical School has eight Mothers’ Rooms where breastfeeding mothers can go to feed their babies or pump breast milk. The rooms are located:
Location: Medical School Building - S6 100A & S6 100B; Sherman Center – AS5-1084
Equipment: The room is equipped with a hospital grade Medela Symphony breast pump.
Access: Send an email to Parking@umassmed.edu (Parking Office)
Privacy: Only those given pass card access can enter the room.
Location: Memorial 4
Access: Requires badge access which can be provided by coordinator ahead of time.
South Street Campus:
Location: Two private spaces located on the second floor of building 1-SHR 1-2 Equipment: Each room is equipped with a hospital grade Medela Symphony breast pump. Access: Employees need to email South Street Security to receive card access.
Privacy: The room locks when you close the door. There is a “Privacy” sign that you should put outside the door when in use. When finished, put the “privacy” sign inside the room.
Scheduling: When you receive access to the Mother’s Room, you are also granted access to the South Street Mother’s Room calendars on Outlook.
Worcester State Hospital:
Access: Contact Christine Bibeault, x62648.
Equipment: The room is equipped with a hospital grade Medela breast pump. Access: Contact Denise Maclachlan, x68773 to schedule a time.
Schrafft Building, Boston:
Location: Office 3.635
Access: To reserve this room, call x56200 or, if unavailable x56067 and ask to reserve the Mother’s Room.
MBL, Mattapan II Building:
Locations: Room 2034
Baystate Medical Center:
Locations: BMC- Springfield, S1404B, Holyoke- Whitney 2003A, 280 Chestnut- 3rd Floor lounge/ladies room
Access: Contact BMC Lactation Services at 413-794-5312. Each of these rooms is equipped with a hospital grade electric breast pump and personal kits can be purchased from Lactation Services.
Additional locations with specific access contacts:
BFMC, Obstetric Unit, equipped with an electric pump. Contact the unit, 413-773-2359,
BMLH- On the 4th floor Oncology, D406A. The Security department can unlock the room for you. 413-967-2546.
Noble- 2W, Room 216. The nursing supervisor or Security can unlock the room for you.
Wing - 1st floor, between café and OR. Someone in the café or Security (0-5154) can unlock the room for you.
Internal Medicine Location: There are rooms in second floor maternity available. You need to contact the nurse supervisor a few days before rotation.
OB/GYN Location: There is an unlocked room off to the side of the nursery.
Location: Center for Women and Infants room. No specific access required.
Location: on site
Access: Contact Susan Coughlin in Human Resources
Cape Cod Hospital:
Location: 2nd floor of hospital
Access: Contact Kim Gagnon or Donna Moran
To purchase accessories for the Medela Breast Pump, contact: Carol Matthewson, 508-752-9796
A supply of double Symphony sets is available. They are $40. Call Carol to arrange to pick it up. To order via the internet visit the sites below:
Medela Symphony Breast Pumps
Additional information can be found at: http://www.umassmed.edu/hr/work-life/parenting.aspx.