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Lactation room in schools and post-secondary educational institutions

Published Date: 19 September 2023 06:00 PM

News Parliamentary Replies

Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament

Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, Nee Soon GRC


To ask the Minister for Education (a) whether he can provide an update on the percentage of (i) primary schools (ii) secondary schools and (iii) post-secondary educational institutions currently having at least one lactation room; and (b) whether the Ministry can make it compulsory for all schools and educational institutions to have at least one lactation room.


1. MOE is committed to providing a conducive workplace for nursing mothers. All MOE schools and tertiary education institutions have either at least one lactation room or suitable room for nursing mothers to use.