Mothers' Rooms

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Mother's Rooms are comfortable spaces available to all Longwood area women to use for breastfeeding or expressing breast milk. Below you will find information on locations, logistics, and support.


LOCATIONS

School

Building/ Address

Room #

Pump Model

Location Notes

HMS Gordon Hall, 25 Shattuck Street G 002 Medela
Symphony
Across from elevator
HMS Armenise Building, 210 Longwood Ave 130 Medela
Symphony
Across from the elevator and adjacent to the restrooms
HMS TMEC – Tosteson Medical Education Center, 260 Longwood Ave 444     

Medela
Symphony

This room is new as of December 2012 and replaces the old TMEC 147
HMS HIM – Harvard Institutes of Medicine, 4 Blackfan Circle 1 C
4
Medela
Symphony
Accessible from the NRB, in the Women’s Room near the doors to HIM from Elements Café
HMS NRB – New Research Building, 77 Ave Louis Pasteur 229 Medela
Symphony
Department of Genetics
HMS HMS: - 641 Huntington Ave 104

Medela Lactina Sel. and Medela Symphony (available by Sept. 2013).

Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
HSDM HSDM: REB 405 (this is a temporary location) 405 Medela
Symphony
You will need to obtain a key from the security desk downstairs
HSPH Kresge - 677 Huntington Ave G11 A

Medela Lactina Sel. and Medela Symphony (available by Sept. 2013).

Ground floor across from mailboxes
HSPH FXB - 651 Huntington Ave G 01

Medela Lactina Sel. and Medela Symphony (available by Sept. 2013).

This is a shared room between the hours of 10-1:30 and 3-4
Located at the end of hallway close to elevators
HSPH 90 Smith Street 3rd Floor Medela
Symphony
Please email Tonya Hughes to register for the online sign-up calendar. Note: Symphony pump will arrive by mid April

HMS /HSPH

Landmark: 3rd floor East 043 A Medela
Symphony
Around to the right once you enter the suite. If you have an HMS HUID please request that you have clearance to the HSPH Landmark 3rd floor east suite
LOGISTICS
  • The rooms are maintained by the Harvard Longwood Campus Offices of Human Resources
  • All rooms are equipped with Medela pumps. You would need to bring your own accessories when using Harvard’s Mothers’ Rooms. 
  • When using a Mother's Room you may lock the door from the inside for privacy.  Note the time you will be finished on the white board on the door. *HSPH Smith Street has an online calendar to reserve the room.  See note above.
  • Log your time on the log sheets inside each Mother’s Room
SUPPORT
  • Accessory kits for Medela Symphony pumps can be purchased at a discounted rate at Harvard University Health Services Pharmacy at 75 Mount Auburn Street.  Please call first to see if they are in stock prior to making the trip.
  • In case anyone forgets or breaks an accessory kit piece needed for the pump, BWH has a pump accessories vending machine on the 6th floor (NICU). The vending machine takes cash or CC.
  • Harvard University’s Working Mother Guidelines are available on HARVie.
  • Contact Susanna Katsman, Harvard Longwood Campus Work/Life Program Manager, with further quesitons: worklife@hsph.harvard.edu

 

 

2014 Harvard Longwood Campus
On My Own Time Exhibit
Now Accepting Submissions!

On My Own Time (OMOT) is an exhibit that features the diverse talents and interests of staff, faculty, post-docs, and students, providing the opportunity to bring one's whole self to work and showcase talents that may not be apparent to your colleagues.  Past exhibit entries included music, dance, photography, textiles, basket-weaving, poetry, sculpture, cooking, and more.

 

The OMOT exhibit will include HSPH, HMS, and HSDM. The exhibit will be displayed at the HSDM Research Education Building at 190 Longwood Avenue (located directly behind 188 Longwood Avenue) from November 12-21, 2014All are invited to the reception celebration on Wednesday, November 12th from 2:30p-4:30p in the lobby of the Research Education Building.

 

If you would like to participate, please complete the entry form found hereThe deadline for submissions is Friday, October 24, 2014.

 

Please contact the OMOT team with any questions at onmyowntime@hms.harvard.edu, or call either Tania Rodriguez (617.432.3809) or Ilia Maldonado (617.432.1627).