Austin-based actress, model and new mom Brooklyn Decker recently made headlines when she tweeted that Delta staffers told her she could deplane her delayed flight to pump breast milk for her son in the bathroom — only to return and find that her flight was closed.
Sources didn’t say where the incident happened, but next time Decker is flying out of Austin, at least she’ll have an alternative to pumping in the bathroom. Last week, Austin-Bergstrom opened a Mamava suite-style nursing station intended to “give traveling mothers privacy” and “create a pleasant place for pumping and breastfeeding,” according to a statement by the City of Austin.
The suite, located across from Gate 7, features two bench seats, a fold-down table and electric and USB outlets. According to the release, it’s large enough to accommodate a breast pump, carry-on luggage or stroller and another parent or siblings. Learn more about the suite at mamava.com.