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Nursing Mothers’ Rooms

The University of Alabama provides lactation rooms to support nursing mothers returning to work, school, or campus. Each room offers a clean, secure, and private space for women who need to express breast milk during their time on campus. All of the rooms are equipped with a table, chair, and lock from the inside. Individuals should bring with them any needed personal supplies.

 
 

470 Alston Hall

Includes a comfortable chair and table, dimmer light switch, electrical outlets, private lock, and a bulletin board.  There is a sink and counter space. 

Recreation Center First Floor 

Two Family Changing rooms also serve as Nursing Mothers Rooms which include seating, private locks, and sinks.

165 Law Center

Includes a chaise lounge and table, as well as electrical outlets and a private lock. It is adjacent to a staff lounge where sinks are located.

1023 Cyber Hall

Includes a comfortable chair and table, as well as electrical outlets, noise machine and private lock.

2015A North Lawn Hall

Includes a sink, comfortable chair, electrical outlets, and a private lock.

119 Facilities Administration Building

Includes a table, comfortable chair, electrical outlets, and a private lock.

2002 Little Hall

Includes a sink, table, comfortable chair, electrical outlets, and a private lock.

After using any Nursing Mothers’ Room, please complete the information in the sign-in book located in each room.

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Campus Resources

Parent Resource Library at the Child Development Resource Center
Parents are welcome to take lactation and breastfeeding brochures. Parents also have the opportunity to check out books specifically on breastfeeding. While at the Parent Resource Library, you can also enjoy checking out many other excellent books and videos, children’s books and music, parent-child activity kits, and age specific toy totes. Call 348-2232 for more information.

PAL: Parenting Assistance Line (1-866-962-3030)
PAL is a collaborative service of the University of Alabama Child Development Resources and the Alabama Children’s Trust Fund. When callers call the toll-free number, 1-866-962-3030, a parenting resource specialist will answer the phone, listen to you, then offer helpful information and support on may topics including lactation support and breastfeeding. Callers can also request free literature about their specific parenting concerns.

National Resources

Breastfeeding Information and Resources 
Visit this site to learn more about breastfeeding and to get how-to information and support for breastfeeding successfully.

The National Breastfeeding Hotline: 1-800-994-9662
Talk with trained breastfeeding peer counselors who can help answer common breastfeeding questions in English or Spanish.

Breastfeeding, American Academy of Pediatrics 

LaLeche League International
Information, education, support, and encouragement for women who want to breastfeed.

Consumer Affairs- Breastfeeding and Nutrition

 

The program is always looking for additional space to utilize for Nursing Mothers’ Rooms in order to offer even more convenience and support to mothers at the university. If you have space in your building that is 4 feet by 6 feet in dimension or larger that you would consider using as a Nursing Mothers’ Room, please contact Emily Marbutt at 348-7733.