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Perhaps. For now, the room draws a cross-section of women, from members of Congress and their aides to artists who maintain the Capitol’s historical artwork and reporters who cover what goes on there.

Rachel Campos-Duffy, the wife of Rep.-elect Sean Duffy, Wisconsin Republican, popped down to feed her 7-month-old baby there recently while accompanying her husband to Capitol Hill for his freshman orientation. She later thanked Mrs. Pelosi in person for maintaining the room.

“It’s a very small room, but it has a little serenity to it,” Mrs. Campos-Duffy said. “I just thought, ‘Wow, isn’t that awesome that for all these women who are here and are trying to keep their milk supply up and feed their babies while they have this busy life?’ “