Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Lactation Accommodation Policy & The Mothers' Room

Lactation Accommodation Policy 

This policy establishes guidelines for promoting a breastfeeding-friendly work environment and supporting lactating employees at the University for as long as they desire to express breastmilk.  The University supports the legal right and necessity of employees who choose to express milk in the workplace.  This policy applies to all University employees working at all campus locations.  

Resources

Mother's Room Mission

The Mothers' Room is a private, quiet and peaceful space to let a nursing mother express breast milk for her nursing child.

Mothers’ Room Locations and Access

  • Evergreen Campus – Room 016, located on the lower level of Jenkins Hall.  Visit Jenkins Hall Suite 220 or call x2345 to check out a key.

  • Graduate Center Timonium Campus – Room 43, Visit the front desk for room access.

  • Graduate Center Columbia Campus – Room 367, Visit the front office, Suite 130, to check out a key.

    Please respect all the families who need to use this room by keeping the space clean and limiting use to lactation only
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Affordable Care Act: Breast pumps, Lactation Services and Coverage

Did you know that some breastfeeding supplies are considered preventive services under the Affordable Care Act?  Coverage is provided through Loyola’s medical insurance plans for:

  • Electric breast pump (purchase)

  • Hospital grade electric breast pump (rental)
  • Manual breast pump (purchase)
  • Replacement supplies for breast pumps.  These supplies include the following: tubing, adapter and cap replacements for breast pump, breast shield and splash protector replacement, polycarbonate bottle and locking ring replacements for breast pump.

Please contact Cigna customer service at 1-800-244-6224 for questions related to the purchase or rental of any of the above referenced supplies.

This website provides a summary of the benefits available. The University reserves the right to modify, amend, suspend or terminate any plan at any time, and for any reason without prior notification. You will be notified of any changes to these plans and how they affect your benefits, if at all. The plans described on this website are governed by insurance contracts and plan documents, which are available for examination. We have attempted to make explanations of the plans on this website as accurate as possible. However, should there be a discrepancy between this website and the provisions of the insurance contracts or plan documents, the provisions of the insurance contracts or plan documents will govern. In addition, you should not rely on any oral descriptions of these plans, since the written descriptions in the insurance contracts and plan documents will always govern.