LIRR to install pod for nursing moms at Penn Station

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Nursing moms who commute on the Long Island Rail Road will soon have access to a private space just for breastfeeding.

The LIRR plans to install one private "Mamava" lactation pod at its Penn Station waiting room in the fall.

The breastfeeding spaces have benches, fold-down tables and power outlets.

They can be locked and unlocked with an app.

The railroad says that if the operation turns out to be a success, it may add more pods.

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