Carnegie Mellon University

Lactation Support Program

Carnegie Mellon University recognizes the importance and benefits of providing breast milk for infants. As part of its commitment to providing a family-friendly work environment, the university has made special accommodations to support families as they work to provide milk for their children. Whether you are on campus or at home, Carnegie Mellon's award-winning lactation support program is designed to ensure parents have the time and resources they need.

Lactation Rooms on Campus

Lactation rooms (and other non-registered or private rooms) provide a private space for those who need to express milk while at the university's campus and office buildings.

Policy and Practice

Helpful Links for New and Expecting Parents

Breastfeeding Resources

Explore these resources for information regarding the health benefits of breastfeeding for both the baby and parent, as well as how to address common issues.

Pumping and Returning to Work

If you are concerned about returning to work while maintaining your milk supply, these resources may be helpful.

Emotional Support

Breastfeeding and pumping is as much an emotional process as a physical one. You and your family can use these resources to find help related to several common postpartum concerns.