Congratulations on expanding your family! Utilize these resources to help transition back to campus.
Health Promotion and Wellness is working to identify lactation rooms in various areas on campus to make pumping easier for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. The follow spaces are available:
Please check back for additional spaces as they become available. For more information or to inquire about a space in a building not listed here, please contact Health Promotion and Wellness at (309) 438-WELL (9355).
Health Promotion and Wellness also has a special Welcome Baby gift for expectant/new faculty, staff, and students as well as expectant/new dads and partners. Stop by McCormick 187 during office hours of Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to pick one up. Welcome Baby gifts can also be delivered on campus. Please call (309) 438-9355 for more information.
Support for Nursing Mothers: Breastfeeding 101
Support for Nursing Mothers: Returning to Work or School
Noon to 1 p.m.
Learn more about Illinois breastfeeding laws, Illinois State University policy, and explore how to successfully return to campus as a breastfeeding mom. This is a free class open to faculty, staff, spouses/partners and students. Facilitated by Trish Wierenga, certified lactation consultant.
Join your fellow working moms for lunch and share tips, ask questions, and lend support in a confidential environment. Discussion is facilitated around topics of interest. The group meets on Fridays from Noon to 1 p.m. Lunch is not provided, but feel free to bring yours with you.
Have a topic idea? Please send to Wellness@IllinoisState.edu
Note: If you are a working father and are interested in a similar program, please email Erin Link firstname.lastname@example.org.