Lactation Support Program


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Karen Kille, Manager, Quality of Work-Life Programs or (215) 898-7729

Penn's Lactation Support Program provides support for new and expecting parents and includes:

  1. Penn's Lactation Policy and Lactation Plan Document
  2. Private, clean lactation rooms throughout Penn’s campus, some equipped with hospital-grade breast pumps. (Free breast pump accessory kits are also provided by the Penn Women’s Center).
  3. Virtual lactation resources workshops. These virtual sessions, co-sponsored by Penn Medicine, the Family Resource Center, Penn Women’s Center, and the Division of Human Resources, are offered throughout the year and open to faculty, staff, students, post docs, and their partners.  Registration is recommended, HR Event and Program Registration (
    • Provides an opportunity to meet other new parents on campus, get help with breastfeeding challenges, and share successful strategies.
    • Open to individuals who are chest/breastfeeding, pumping and bottle-feeding, pregnant & thinking about chest/breastfeeding, formula-feeding and curious about chest/breastfeeding.
  4. Penn's Manager of Quality of Work-Life Programs who:
    • Provides briefings for new and expectant parents. Register for an upcoming New and Expectant Parent Briefing.
    • Offers referrals, information, and resources.
    • Helps with navigating lactation space access.
  5. Resources for parents, supervisors, schools and centers. 

Contact Us
For more information on the Lactation Program, or Human Resources offerings to better manage your health, work, and family responsibilities, please contact Karen Kille, Sr. Worklife Consultant, 215-898-7729 or