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.  Boston University Human Resources will notify the BMC ID Office to grant badge access to campus lactation spaces for a period of one year upon return from maternity leave.  Individual room access may vary and instructions are provided below.

Locations of Lactation Rooms on Campus :

Crosstown Building

2nd Floor Room 2123 – there is a key in the door for employees to let themselves in

4th Floor, Suite 431, Room 447 – front desk assistance is available within suite if needed

6th Floor Room 6127 – check-in at the 6C front desk to gain access

Dowling 6N room 6316

  • available to all faculty, staff, residents, and students
  • ID access required to access 6N, contact the BMC ID office for access by emailing DG-ID Office Mailing List

Evans E7 room 744

  • available to all BU students, faculty, and staff
  • for more information about this room & scheduling, email: or call 617-458-0144
  • 6 small lockers available for storage – users must provide own locks

Moakley 2 OR Women’s Locker Room

  • available to all faculty and OR staff
  • access required to enter locker room area

Menino 4W Room 4039

  • ask unit coordinator for the key

Yawkey 5 Room 5D-45

  • available to all faculty, staff, residents, and students

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