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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: November 15, 2018

Weekly Wire: November 15, 2018

USBC Updates
Native American Heritage Month Webpage
November is Native American Heritage Month! The USBC has published a webpage titled, "National American Indian and Alaskan Native Heritage Month." The webpage features a compilation of resources, tools, and materials from USBC and the field. Please

Weekly Wire: November 9, 2018

Weekly Wire: November 9, 2018

USBC Updates

Save the Date for the 2019 NBCC!
The USBC has announced that the Ninth National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening will be hosted on Friday, June 14, and Saturday, June 15, 2019 in Bethesda, Maryland. Advocacy Day at the Capitol will take place before the conference on Wedne

Weekly Wire: November 1, 2018

Weekly Wire: November 1, 2018

USBC Updates
New USBC Board of Directors Announced
On behalf of the USBC's Nominating Committee, we are pleased to share the results of the 2018 Board of Directors election. Please join us in congratulating our newly-elected Board members:


Secretary – Brenda Reyes (re-elected in a new position)
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