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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: May 23, 2018

Weekly Wire: May 23, 2018

USBC Updates
NBCC Registration Open, Call for Proposals Deadline Extended!
The USBC has opened registration for the Eighth National Breastfeeding Coalitions Convening (NBCC) to be held August 4-5, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. To elevate our collective capacity to implement The Surgeon General's Call t

Weekly Wire: May 17, 2018

Weekly Wire: May 17, 2018

USBC Updates
NBCC Registration and Call for Proposals 
The USBC has opened registration for the Eighth National Breastfeeding Coalitions Convening (NBCC) to be held August 4-5, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. To elevate our collective capacity to implement The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support

Weekly Wire: May 11, 2018

Weekly Wire: May 11, 2018

USBC Updates
FAM Act and SWMA Sign-On Letter Deadlines Extended
The USBC has extended the deadline for organizations to sign on to the Friendly Airports for Mothers Act and Supporting Working Moms Act sign on letters to Wednesday, May 16! Please find information on the bills as well as links to the