Nursing pods provide privacy for moms at Newark Airport

Newark Liberty International Airport unveiled new “nursing pods” Thursday, just in time for Mother’s Day. The pods allow mothers a private and clean place to

New nursing pods provide privacy for nursing mothers at Newark Liberty International Airport.

New nursing pods provide privacy for nursing mothers at Newark Liberty International Airport. (5/7/15)

NEWARK - Nursing mothers will now have a convenient place to nurse their child while traveling.

Newark Liberty International Airport unveiled new “nursing pods” Thursday, just in time for Mother’s Day. The pods allow mothers a private and clean place to nurse while at the airport.

"We received numerous requests from traveling families, working moms to have a private place for them to nurse their babies and pump their breast milk,” says Diane Tapaianni, a spokesperson for the airport.

The pods lock from the inside and provide a comfortable environment for the mother and child. 

There are currently two pods located inside Terminal B beyond the security checkpoints. The Port Authority plans to install more pods soon.

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