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Breastfeeding on the UCD campus


Supports and resources available at UCD

Did you know that breastfeeding facilities and supports for people who are breastfeeding are available on campus in UCD? UCD has recently introduced a new Policy for Supporting Employees who are Breastfeeding. It is planned to increase the number of breastfeeding facilities as a result of this new policy. Facilities are open to both staff and students on campus.

Information on breastfeeding/lactation in UCD and list of facilities

Evaluation of lactation facilities

An evaluation of existing lactation facilities was carried out by a team from the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthy System the report was made available in February 2024.

Other Supports

Many supports for breastfeeding are available in Ireland. (opens in a new window)Click here for a list of websites that provide supports and resources that aid in successful breastfeeding. There is also a (opens in a new window)directory of breastfeeding support groups around Ireland on the HSE website.

For further information from the HSE, such as breastfeeding factsheets and reports on breastfeeding in Ireland, (opens in a new window)click here.

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