Lactation Rooms on Campus

The Boston University Medical Group supports our breastfeeding colleagues, and is committed to meeting the needs of mothers returning to work and ensuring that managers have the information they need to support them.  The BUMG acknowledges their right to have access to clean and convenient breastfeeding facilities at BMC & BUSM.

Locations of Lactation Rooms on Campus :

Dowling 6N room 6316

  • available to faculty, residents, and students of the Medical and Dental Schools and the School of Public Health
  • ID access required to access 6N, contact the BMC ID office for access by emailing DG-ID Office Mailing List

Evans E7 room 744

  • for more information about this room & scheduling, email: or call 617-638-4040
  • 6 small lockers available for storage – users must provide own locks

Moakley 2 OR Women’s Locker Room

  • available to all female staff
  • access required to enter locker room area, for access email Alyson Shea (Nurse Manager)

Newton Pavilion 7W room 7242

Menino Ground Floor, ED C Side Break Room

Yawkey 4

  • Ask Unit Coordinator at reception desk for access to locked unit

Baby Cafe at Boston Medical Center

Yawkey Building
6th Floor
Pediatric Clinic
Tuesday 9:30am – 12:30pm

Drop-in breastfeeding group facilitated by an internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant with light refreshments, help with breast pumps, specialized training for babies with tongue ties, coming soon…Baby Massage

For More Information and Support

Please contact Louise Gant at louiseag@bu.eduyour HR Business Partner for information about returning to work after birthing or adopting a child, or supporting an employee who is returning to work.

If you have any questions about the lactation rooms at Boston University, please email

The Office of Family Resources is committed to helping families manage the challenges of work life and family life. This office provides a number of resources and services to support families in the Boston University community.

The Faculty & Staff Assistance Office is a free, confidential resource for BU employees who may be experiencing difficulties that affect their personal life or work performance.     

Additional Resources

BU Breastfeeding and Lactation Support 

BU Family Resources 

Employee Lactation Program


FPF Lactation Map Update 12 01 2017