Humber College's Ignite Student Centre on Lakeshore Campus offer a Mamava lactation suite for breastfeeding moms on campus to breastfeed their babies or pump milk for them. The nursing pod is private, quiet, and spacious enough for a mom and other sibling. It has a foldable table, electric outlet, comfy seating, and can be accessed with an unlock code when you download the Mamava app.
LOCATION: Located on 2ND floor of the Learning Resource Commons (LRC)
HOURS: Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm EST Friday (Closed May - August)
NOTE: Breastfeeding law in Ontario give Nursing mothers legal right to breastfeed publicly anywhere they are allowed to be.
Section 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 207) is amended by adding at the end the following:
1:(r)An employer shall provide—
(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.
2: 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.
3: 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.