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The USBC e-Newsletter, Staying Abreast, is published in a weekly news brief format, called the Weekly Wire (WW). Past issues are archived below.

Please note: Inclusion of an item in this e-newsletter does NOT imply endorsement or support of such item by the United States Breastfeeding Committee, unless specifically noted.

The WW goes on hiatus nine times a year: the weeks of the Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's holidays, the weeks before the Presidents Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day holidays, and the weeks of the USBC membership meetings held in late January and early August.

Weekly Wire: January 10, 2019

Weekly Wire: January 10, 2019

Healthy People 2030 Public Comment Opportunity
The Breastfeeding Public Health Partners have released "Background, Rationale & Template Comments for Breastfeeding Objectives within Proposed Objectives for Healthy People 2030" to serve as a resource for individuals and organizations responding to the

Weekly Wire: January 5, 2019

Weekly Wire: January 5, 2019

NBCC 2019 Call for Presentation Proposals
The USBC has released the Call for Presentation Proposals for the Ninth National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening to be held on June 14 & 15, 2019, in Bethesda, MD. The theme of the 2019 NBCC is Taking Equity from Theory to Practice: Advancing Inclusive

Weekly Wire: December 20, 2018

Weekly Wire: December 20, 2018

NBCC 2019 Call for Presentation Proposals Open
The USBC has released the Call for Presentation Proposals for the Ninth National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening to be held on June 14 & 15, 2019, in Bethesda, MD. The theme of the 2019 NBCC is Taking Equity from Theory to Practice: Advancing Inclu