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Students as Parents

We share these resources to support students who are also parents. To join the CUMC students with children and families Google Group, email

Columbia University Resources

Columbia University Family Support Network

Child Care

Child Care & Schooling

Lactation & Nursing Mothers Rooms

Lactation Rooms at CUMC

Breastfeeding Support Program


Office of Work Life – Graduate Students

Kid-Friendly NYC


Time Out NY Kids - Your guide to New York's best events & things to do with kids, family-friendly restaurants, kids' shows, kids' shops, birthday planning & classes for kids.

Kid-Friendly NYC from NYC GO – Itineraries and ideas. 

NY Metro Parents

New York Family

Mommy Poppins – Get more out of NY with kids

Kids Haircuts


Best kids’ food in NYC

NYC kid-friendly restaurant guide


NYC Parks – programs & events for kids

Bronx Zoo

Top 10 kid-friendly activities in New York City

Broadway shows for kids

Family attractions in NYC : The 50 best sights and attractions

Best museums for kids

10 best toddler friendly attractions in New York City

NYC indoor play and rainy day activity guide

Parent Meet-up Groups NYC


Tips for taking the subway with a stroller

Getting around NYC by subway with kids

Accessible stations in the MTA network

Kid car service

Shared Tips for Parenting + School

Grad school and parenting: if I knew then what I know now….

Tips on being a mom and a nursing student

A perfect time for babies

The Mrs. The Mommy. The M.D.


If you are a parent and have discovered supportive resources or fun events in the city, we will gladly add them to this page.  Email us at