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WVU celebrates nursing pod addition with ribbon cutting ceremony

Picture of the new lactation pod at WVU. The pod is a private space where parents can pump or nurse. it is rectangular in shape and covered in a flower motif with a door in the center. It is portable.

A grand opening celebration for the WVU Nursing Pod, currently located at the Coliseum, is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1. (WVU Photo)

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WHAT: West Virginia University, the Women’s Resource Center, the Office of the Provost and Athletics will hold a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the new WVU Nursing Pod, which is housed in the WVU Coliseum. The lactation suite may be used year-round by parents seeking a private space to pump or nurse.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 1, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: WVU Coliseum, Mountaineer Gate



Powered by Mamava, the WVU Nursing Pod offers a large, private nursing suite for parents to use on game days, at University events and during office hours. The pod offers high-tech features for convenience and comfort, including a keyless entry option, trackable vacancy alerts, adjustable lights and fans, an available multiuser hospital-grade Medela pump, and plenty of outlets and USB ports. 

The WVU Nursing Pod is the first Mamava pod to be installed in West Virginia. 

Members of the media who plan to attend must enter through the Mountaineer Gate.



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