Wellness Wednesday: Support for nursing mothers

April 03, 2013

Research shows that supports in the workplace are important for mothers to continue breastfeeding. In accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act, UNMC provides nursing mothers reasonable break time to express breast milk for up to one year after the birth of their child. Below is a list of resources on the UNMC campus for breastfeeding moms returning to work.

Clarkson Tower (two locations):

  • Fourth floor. This room is equipped with two hospital-grade pumps.
    Room: 4801
    Phone: 559-6363

  • Ground floor. This room does not have a pump. Bring personal equipment.
    Room: 08174
    Phone: 559-6363

College of Nursing Center for Nursing Science
This room does not have a pump. Bring personal equipment.
Room: 4064
Phone: 559-5414

College of Public Health
This room does not have a pump. Bring personal equipment.
Room: 3029
Phone: 559-4960

Durham Research Center II:
This room does not have a pump. Bring personal equipment.
Room: 004 - Level B
Phone: 559-3231

Business Service Center (ITS Building):
Employee or student ID required.
This room does not have a pump. Bring personal equipment.
Room: 2057
Phone: 559-7253

The Nebraska Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit:
Room is equipped with one hospital-grade pump.
Contact NICU receptionist to schedule a time.
Room: 48218
Phone: 559-4442

Olson Center for Women's Health (Durham Outpatient Center)
Room is equipped with one hospital-grade pump.
Call to schedule an appointment for the first time.
Room: 4654
Phone: 559-4500

University Tower:
Enter through The Baby Place.
Room is equipped with three hospital-grade pumps.
Room: 4486
Phone: 552-3487

UNMC Physicians Administration Building (33rd and Farnam):
This room does not have a pump. Bring personal equipment.
Room: 5th Floor HR Interview Room
Phone: 559-9811

Certified lactation consultants can be contacted through The Nebraska Medical Center at 402-559-6363. If you have any questions concerning the above information and resources, please contact Brittany Deming in Human Resources, Employee Relations at 402-559-5827.

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