ST. LOUIS — The lactation suites are now open at St. Louis Lambert International Airport.
Mothers traveling through the airport now have a private, dedicated space to nurse or breast pump.
Located post-security on all three concourses, near gates A10, C9, and E33.
The lactation suites are ADA-compliant and equipped with a sink, power outlets and a full-back club chair with an arm table that can be moved. Mothers needing to nurse or breast pump can send a text message to receive a code that will unlock the door. Additional amenities include an ottoman that moves and a bench for additional seating or a place to store travel items during the use of the space. The interior also features modern and calming wall finishes.
“Lactation suites have been one of our most-requested amenities from traveling mothers” said Airport Director Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge. “These private, quiet spaces are a great addition to our concourses and we are excited to have these completed and support traveling mothers.”
In October 2018, the president signed the five-year reauthorization of the FAA, which included language that requires airports to provide lactation rooms that are accessible to the public.