New York Presbyterian Hospital provides a Lactation Lounge for it's staff. This nursing room is open on Starr 5, Room 554. The Lounge is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to all staff at the NYP/WC campus.
Amenities include a quiet, private, and comfortable space for moms to express their breastmilk during break times.
Full amenities detail are as followed:
"The Lounge includes 4 stations (bays) with a comfortable chair and a Hospital-grade Symphony breast pump. The bays are separated by privacy curtains.
•There is also a waiting area with 2 seats for times when all stations are in use.
•Staff should bring their own pumping attachments/supplies (kits), including tubing and cups compatible with the Symphony pump, which is provided in each bay. The kits are available for purchase at Lori’s Gift Shop in the Lobby.
•Staff should store milk in their own coolers, refrigerators, etc.
•This Lounge is the only location where staff may use Hospital-allocated breast pumps at NYP/WC. Use of the Greenberg 6 W NICU breast pumps and supplies is limited to patients only.
Access to the Lounge:
•To provide a secure environment in the new space, Medical and Graduate Staff who wish to use the Lounge must email Security at and include their full name, employee ID number (if you have one), and department/unit.
• Requests will be granted by the following business day.
• Staff may then gain access to the Lounge by swiping their ID.
• Staff will have access to the Lounge for 6 months, and then may renew their access by emailing .
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(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.