The La Crosse Regional Airport is working to upgrade its amenities for traveling mothers.
Amenities: Currently, there is a nursing chair in the family restroom but La Crosse City Council is considering approval for funds to build a specific nursing room. There's a lockable room with a changing table, sink, reclining chair, and convenient power outlet.
Airport Director Clinton Torp says they want to add comfort for nursing mothers traveling through La Crosse and the airport.
"We're looking at a comfortable room. We'll have a nice a reclining comfortable chair in the room, power outlets for pumping equipment, dimming lights, music and maybe a plant and artwork to make it a little more like home." Torp said.
If passed by the council the project will take approximately two months to complete.
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Some moms call it Nursing Room, Breastfeeding Room, Lactation Station, and others Lactation Room. MomsPumpHere Nursing Room Locator (also Airport Lactation Rooms Locator) is a breastfeeding room finder, nursing room finder, lactation station locator, and lactation room finder. We find moms nice, quiet places to breastfeed or breastpump no matter what they call it. Lactation rooms also help moms relieve oversupply of breast milk which can cause mastitis while breastfeeding.
From Pregnancy and maternity, to infants, toddlers, parenting and motherhood, MomsPumpHere does its best to help new moms make the transition from nursing at home to breastfeeding or breast pumping for their babies in public. Pregnancy was challenging enough mother's health, finding a nice comfortable spot to nurse your baby shouldn't be.
(A) a reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for 1 year after the child’s birth each time such employee has need to express the milk; and
(B) a place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public, which may be used by an employee to express breast milk.
An employer shall not be required to compensate an employee receiving reasonable break time under paragraph (1) for any work time spent for such purpose.
An employer that employs less than 50 employees shall not be subject to the requirements of this subsection, if such requirements would impose an undue hardship by causing the employer significant difficulty or expense when considered in relation to the size, financial resources, nature, or structure of the employer’s business.