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Campus Lactation/Family Rooms

Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed anywhere on campus and pump wherever they feel comfortable. The following rooms are specially designed for your convenience and are available for all faculty, staff, and students. Some of the amenities in our rooms are made possible through the Tulane University Women's Association

Downtown Locations

Tulane University Hospital and Clinic

Address and Map: 1415 Tulane Avenue, Room 4420, New Orleans, LA

  • This private room is equipped with chairs and a table with nursing magazines, and is designated for employees or patients/guests who are breastfeeding and/or pumping. The room is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and no key is needed to use the room, but it will lock from the inside. It should always be unlocked when not in use. 
  • For more information, please contact the Tulane Breastfeeding Program at breastfeeding@tulane.edu

Hutchinson Memorial Building - Tulane Health Sciences Center

Address and Map: 1430 Tulane Avenue, Room M064, New Orleans, LA

  • This private room is equipped with a chair, a refrigerator, a table with nursing magazines and is located near a women's bathroom.
  • This room does not require a key to access but locks from the inside. If the room is locked for some reason, security on the 1st floor of the building by the main entrance can open the door for you.

Tidewater Building - School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine

Address and Map: 1440 Canal Street, Room 1830, New Orleans, LA

  • This room is equipped with seating, a refrigerator, and a sink.

  • This room requires a key to access. To access this room and request a personal key, contact Elizabeth Joiner at 504-988-1910 or at breastfeeding@tulane.edu

Mary Amelia Douglas-Whited Community Women's Health Education Center

Address and Map: 1440 Canal Street, Room 1830, New Orleans, LA

  • This room is equipped with seating, a refrigerator, and a sink.

  • This room requires a key to access. To access this room and request a personal key, contact Elizabeth Joiner at 504-988-1910 or at breastfeeding@tulane.edu

Murphy Building

Address and Map: 131 South Robertson Street, 15th floor, New Orleans, LA

  • This lactation room is located on the 15th floor of the Murphy Building, in a private, single use bathroom. This room is labeled "Lactation Station" and is equipped with a sink, chair, and table with literature. No key is needed to use this room, but it will lock from the inside. 

  • Contact our staff at breastfeeding@tulane.edu with any questions or concerns. 

Uptown Locations

Reily Student Recreation Center

Address and Map: 31 McAlister Drive, New Orleans, LA

  • The Reily Center has several locations within the building that are comfortable for breastfeeding moms. In addition, the gender assisted changing room is equipped with a changing station, shower, and toilet. 

  • Please contact the Member Services Office at reilyctr@tulane.edu or 504-865-5431 if you have any questions.  

Weinmann Hall - Tulane Law School

Address and Map: 6329 Freret Street, Room 1RRA, New Orleans, LA

  • This is a private, locked lactation room and is located within the women's restroom on the first floor. The room includes seating, a table, a Medela Lactina Electric Breast Pump, and easy access to bathroom amenities.  

  • Please note that the Law School is Key Car access only after 7 pm. Please contact our staff at breastfeeding@tulane.edu for a key to this room. The mailroom (open 7:30 am - 5 pm) also has a key and is located on the first floor in Room 120. 

Student Health Center (Uptown)

Address and Map: Corner of Willow and Audubon Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 

  • Call 504-865-5255 and the Student Health Center will give a requesting mother a private patient room to pump.  

  • Contact Debbie Applebaum at dappleba@tulane.edu to make arrangements.  

Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC)

Address and Map: 201 Boggs, New Orleans, LA

  • This room is located on the 2nd floor of the LBC in a private, women's single stall bathroom. The room is labeled "Lactation Station" and is quipped with a sink, chair and table with literature. Like the LBC, this room is available 24 hours a day and no key is needed to use the room but it will lok from inside.   

  • Contact our staff at breastfeeding@tulane.edu with any questions or concerns.   

Have questions about the Tulane Breastfeeding Program?

Contact breastfeeding@tulane.edu