Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett, left, welcomes new mom Chana Dawkins-Mason, right, and her one-month-old-baby Brielle into the city's new public lactation pod installed at the Brooklyn Children's Museum on Wednesday. Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett, left, welcomes new mom Chana Dawkins-Mason, right, and her one-month-old-baby Brielle into the city’s new public lactation pod installed at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum on Wednesday. View Full Caption

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CROWN HEIGHTS — Welcome to the mom pods.

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, city officials unveiled five “lactation pods” installed in five public buildings on Wednesday, offering new mothers a comfortable place to nurse in every borough.

The four-by-eight foot stations include a bench for sitting, a changing table, electrical outlet for breast pumps and a locked door for privacy.


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